A nicely shaped native pine, growing in a rounded column shape with blue tinged green soft foliage. A large shrub to small tree, it grows from 2 to 5 metres high and 2 metres wide, making it great for screening, informal hedging and as a street tree. Would also be a good native Christmas tree. Good for most soil types, low maintenance and waterwise. For sun and part shade.
|Scientific Name:||Callitris oblonga|
|Common Name:||Pigmy Cypress Pine|
|Plant Type:||Small tree, Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 5 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 2.5 metres|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Column-shaped|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Hedge, Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Features:||Bonsai, Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
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