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Araucaria bidwillii


Order: Pinales
   Family: Araucariaceae
            Genus: Araucaria
                        Specie: Araucaria bidwillii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 150 ft (45 m)

Cultivation: Fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Symmetry of form; unusual foliage

Uses: Silhouette planting Conifer gardens

Zones: 9-11

Description: This Australian species is admired for the symmetry of its form, with long branches diminishing in length upward to produce a smooth outline like the narrow end of an egg. Only known in the wild from two limited plateau areas of Queensland 800 miles (1,30

Growth Habit: Conical with whorled branches

Comments: Drops large cones

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