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A very large, stately specimen tree that is particularly useful for exposed coastal positions. Its pyramidal shape is its very distinctive feature but it should be stressed that this tree needs a lot of space and should not be planted within 10 metres of any structures. It needs no regular pruning although I have seen this plant used as a hedge once. It also makes a very good Christmas tree when grown in a pot.
Flower colour: green
Flowering season: summer
Maximum height: 35 metres
Minimum height: 25 metres
Maximum width: 15 metres
Minimum width: 10 metres
This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: dry, well-drained.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: low phosphorus native plant fertiliser.