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Prumnopitys ladei

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prumnopitys ladei Mount Spurgeon Black Pine, Conifer,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Trees, Conifers Dense, Upright

Growing in popularity, this small slow-growing native conifer tree has a columnar shape and dense green foliage. Female plants have decorative blue seeds. Great to use as a feature tree or in a container as a Christmas tree. Grows approx. 5-10m tall x 2-4m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Indoor Plant, Park And Gardens, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Podocarpaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High