Callitris columellaris – White Cypress-pine

An attractive small tree, this native conifer is hardy and low maintenance. Upright in habit with spreading branches, its dense dark green foliage and clusters of cones make it a highly ornamental tree year round, ideal for garden or landscape use.Excellent for screening and hedges, it will perform best in full sun but tolerates light shade. It also produces quality timber which is resistant to fungal and termite invasion and is used for construction, fencing and telegraph poles. Drought resistant once established, it can be grown in any soil type. Water regularly to establish in dry and poor soils.

Scientific Name:Callitris columellaris
Family:Cupressaceae
Common Name:White Cypress-pine
Other Common Names:Murray River Cypress-pine, Northern Cypress-pine
Plant Type:Small tree
Height:4 ~ 12 metres
Width:2 ~ 4 metres
Flower Colour:Brown
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Column-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Feature plant, Screen, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Street tree, Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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