Callitris columellaris – White Cypress-pine

An attractive small tree, this native conifer is hardy and low maintenance. Upright in habit with spreading branches, its dense dark green foliage and clusters of cones make it a highly ornamental tree year round, ideal for garden or landscape use.Excellent for screening and hedges, it will perform best in full sun but tolerates light shade. It also produces quality timber which is resistant to fungal and termite invasion and is used for construction, fencing and telegraph poles. Drought resistant once established, it can be grown in any soil type. Water regularly to establish in dry and poor soils.

Family : Cupressaceae
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Plant Type : Small tree
Width : 4
Flowering Time : All year
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid, Arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Column-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Special Uses : Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Callitris columellaris
Common Name : White Cypress-pine
Height : 12
Flower Color : Brown
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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