Callitris oblonga – Pigmy Cypress Pine


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
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Bonsai, Street tree, Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants