Actinostrobus acuminatus – Dwarf Cypress

This plant is native to SW Western Australia, and grows in sandy soils, but is adaptable to a wide range of soil types. It is a shrub or small tree, growing from 1 to 3 metres tall and wide. Useful for soil stabilisation.

Scientific Name:Actinostrobus acuminatus
Common Name:Dwarf Cypress
Other Common Names:Creeping Pine
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1 ~ 3 metre
Width:1 ~ 3 metre
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Bonsai, Erosion control, Playground friendly



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants