A rare slow growing upright conifer with scale-like leaves in four ranks
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Green shoots produce wedge-shaped to broadly lance-shaped leaves to 5mm (¼in) long with fine, tapered points, whitish green on the inner side, dark green on the outer
  • Height
    To 6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    To 2m (6½ft)
  • Conifer
    Slow-growing shrub or small tree. Thin bark, peeling in strips. Female cones are reddish brown to 12m (½in) long, males slightly smaller.
  • Tree
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun


Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
small £25.00  
Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
Large £55.00 each 
Delivery Information Availability yet to be determined


  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Cones are produced, attractively, at the tips of the branchlets
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
    Southern Chile, southern Argentina (Andes and Tierra del Fuego)
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Wet or boggy soil
  • Tree Shape
to 6m (20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 2m (6½ft)

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