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ARAUCARIA heterophylla

Commonly known as Norfolk Island pine

Frost tender coniferous tree with whorled branches of fan-like foliage which is light green in immaturity and scale-like in mature trees. Best grown as an unheated conservatory or indoor plant
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    On young trees leaves are wedge-shaped, light green to 1.5cm (½in) long. On mature trees they are scale-like, incurved to 5mm (¼in) long.
  • Height
    In nature 25-45m (80-150ft). As a houseplant to 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
  • Spread
    In nature 6-8m (20-25ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
    Upright tree with open branches.
  • 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
  • Partial shade

ARAUCARIA heterophylla

 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Small £35.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Endangered in the wild
    These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.
    Vulnerable
    Good to know
    Grown under protection in the northern hemisphere. Can be grown as a houseplant
    Pests & Diseases
    Honey fungus if garden grown.
    Place of origin
    Norfolk Island (located between Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand), Pacific islands, Chile,
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Greenhouse / conservatory
    Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
    Use loam-based compost(JI No.2) in full light with good ventilation.
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Acicular
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
in nature 25-45m (80-150ft). As a houseplant to 1-1.5m (3-5ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  in nature 6-8m (20-25ft)
 

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