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Araucaria columnaris

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 200 ft (60 m)

Cultivation: Fertile, moist, well-drained soil

Features: Unusual foliage and habit

Uses: Silhouette planting Conifer gardens

Zones: 10-12

Description: This is the only one of the 13 New Caledonian species widely planted in other regions. It grows around the southern coast of that island and also on the nearby Isle of Pines and Loyalty Islands, usually on a coral-rock substrate. In 1774, Captain Cook was

Growth Habit: Narrow columnar with crowded branches

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