Araucaria heterophylla

Botanical Name: Araucaria heterophylla

Phonetic: Are-You-care-ee-uh Hetero-FIE-luh

Common Name(s): Norfolk Island Pine

Family: Araucariaceae
Origin: Norfolk Island
Plant Type: Needle Tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Needle-like, awl-shaped juvenile leaves have incurved sharp-pointed ends, scale-like adult leaves are lanceolate to ovate-triangular
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Bright green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Not dense
Bloom Season: Non-flowering 
Flower Color(s): Non-flowewring

Exposure: Full sun to part-shade
USDA: 9-10
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 100-200 Feet
Spread: 20-25 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: 
Soil: Deep, porous, moderately fertile, reasonably moist soils, sandy, peaty, slightly acidic

Features: Sub-tropical tree, pyramidal to columnar, coniferous, evergreen tree with a symmetrical form, horizontal branches,
Uses: Container plant, houseplant

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