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ATHROTAXIS



Conical shaped tree. Historic subject for a mild climate

Genus of 2 species and one natural hybrid of evergreen. coniferous trees restricted to mountainous areas of central and southern Tasmania, Australia, where they grow in rocky gullies, on expose ridges or around lakes.

The scented, durable wood was used before the species became too rare for cutting.

They thrive in areas with cool, humid summers.


  • Evergreen - scale-like leaves
  • Conifer - whipcord-like branches
  • Additional Features - Good to know - conifers which predate the northern hemisphere redwoods.
  • Place of origin - Tasmania

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ATHROTAXIS cupressoides

ATHROTAXIS cupressoides  >


Commonly known as: Pencil pine.
Broadly columnar and rare evergreen tree growing to 6-15 metres. Scale-like dark green leaves
£15.00 each

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