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PHYLLOCLADUS trichomanoides

Commonly known as Celery pine, Tanekaha

Pyramidal New Zealand tree with smooth grey-black bark and pinnate leaves
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  • Evergreen - pinnate phylloclades to 30cm (12in) long, each with 7-15 diamond-shaped segments
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Conifer - tree with whorled branches. In spring produces spherical, dark blue or black female cones 2cm )1in) long and catkin-like, cylindrical, purple male cones 1cm (½in) long in clusters of 5-10, ripening red then yellow.
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - leaf-like phylloclades, resembling the leaves of celery
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - New Zealand.
  • Hardiness - Half hardy (down to 0) -
  • Leaf form - Pinnate - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
Phyllocladus - Growing Guide

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PHYLLOCLADUS trichomanoides var alpinus

PHYLLOCLADUS trichomanoides var alpinus  >

Commonly known as: Alpine celery pine, Mountain toatoa.
Rare, slow growing and stunted conifer with small green 'leaflets'
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