Dacrycarpus dacrydiodes

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Dacrycarpus dacrydiodes mature tree Kahikitea
Dacrycarpus dacrydiodes mature tree Kahikitea

A tall narrowly conical NZ native. Juvenile leaves are bronze-green becoming shorter and darker on adult plants, bears nut like black seeds. Grows best in swampy conditions but will grow in the dry. Sun or shade. Hardy. Evergreen. Common name is Kahikitea or White pine.

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Very happy with wet feet. Prune as required to keep shape or to raise the crown. Feed Regularly with Texture Plants 12 month planting food.