Diselma archeri – Dwarf Pine

An attractive and dense growing Tasmanian conifer which can be used in sunny to quite shady positions, and is frost tolerant. It has blue-grey foliage on a naturally compact habit, with branch ends weeping. It can grow up to 6 metres tall in its natural range, but is lower growing in cultivation, from small to tall shrub size. It has tiny cones on branch ends, with separate male and female plants. It needs moist growing conditions for best growth.

Family : Cupressaceae
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Plant Type : Small tree, Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 4
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Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Cool temperate, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Moist moderate drainage, Needs regular watering
Special Uses : Bonsai, Erosion control
Scientific Name: Diselma archeri
Common Name : Dwarf Pine
Height : 6
Flower Color : Brown
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Cold climate
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade, Heavy shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
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