Other common names: Norfolk Island Pine, Star Pine
Synonym: Araucaria heterophylla
- Evergreen coniferous tree.
Physical Properties :
- Under optimum conditions, grows to 25-30 m height 8-10 m crown diameter and similar to pine tree with coniferous leaves.
Sun Request :
- Prefer partial shade and it should be protect from direct sunlight.
- Grows healthy in well drained and moisture soils.
- Should be protect from severe and direct winds.
- Tree crown could change form with winds and sudden temperature changes.
- Low humidity in summer and temperatures below ‘0 degree’ in winter adversely affect growth.
- Can be use as an indoor plant in cold climate regions.
- USDA Zone 9b: – 3.8 ° C (25 ° F)
- USDA Zone 10a: -1.1 °C (30 °F)
- USDA Zone 10b: 1.7 °C (35 °F)
- USDA Zone 11: 4.5 °C (40 °F)