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Norfolk Island Pine - Araucaria excelsa, Araucaria heterophylla (latin)
Pot diameter 24 cm - Indoor plant

Recommended temperature: 5 to 18°C.
Hygrometry: Normal to humid atmosphere.
Site: Full sun.
Geographical origins: Norfolk Island. (Australia).
Adult sizing: Height up to 2m indoors, up to 60m in its natural habitat.
Growth: Slow.


Properties and uses:
The Norfolk Island Pine is a small Pine tree which is suitable for growing indoors. Easy to look after, it thrives placed near a window where it will fully enjoy the excellent luminosity. Some people even use it as Christmas trees! An economical alternative to keep your Christmas tree year after year...


Looking after advice:

- Plan for regular watering, letting the earth ball dry out slightly in between.
- Space out watering during winter but mist the foliage regularly if the surrounding air is too dry.
- Avoid letting water stand in the saucer as it could lead to roots' rot.
- In March, give it a slow release fertiliser or a conifer's fertiliser.
- Re-Potting is done every two to three years, in the spring in a slightly bigger pot in a mix of free draining compost and sand.

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