Norfolk island pine grow and care – tree of the genus Araucaria also known as Norfolk pine or Araucaria heterophylla, Norfolk island pine perennial evergreen pinophyta plant, edible plant but mostly used as ornamental plant as shade tree or bonsai, can grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 9b-11.
Leaves color green dark to bright the leaves shape it’s triangle with pointed edge, the leaf connected in the end of the leaf and produce rosette shape.
Flower small color yellow flower that grow male and female flower separate (can be on the same tree), grow on a cone in yellow to brown when ripen.
Norfolk island pines
Nut edible and are pines cover with brown nutshell, the nuts grow in a cone the color of the nuts are yellow-cream the fruits doesn’t yield every year.
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How to grow growing Norfolk island pine care:
More than 0C, space to grow.
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes if you want Nuts Difficulties or problems when growing: Take a lot of time to get Pines Spring, summer, autumn and in hardiness 10b-11 possible winter Recommended planting season? ? Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Just when it’s young to cut the brunches that not go straight up Size of the plant? 20-60 m, 60-180 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing, medium growing Big amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: No Blooming information Spring Bloom season: General information about the flower: Flower small color yellow flower that grow male and female flower separate (can be on the same tree), grow on a cone. Pollination is done by: Wind Edible nuts Fruit harvest season: Summer Fruits pests or diseases: Woodpecker What can be done with big quantities of Norfolk island pine Nuts? Eat raw, paste, roast Work requirements on the fruit: Collect from the ground and cruck the nutshell 20-40 years How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Ornamental parts Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Slow growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Pinophyta Conifers Tree Plant Uses Bonsai Edible plants Ornamental plants Shade tree Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 9