'Norfolk island pine' is a plant in the Araucaria genus with a scientific name of Araucaria heterophylla. The botanical name epithet for Norfolk island pine (heterophylla) means 'with leaves of different kinds'.
In its native land this tree is a forest giant attaining a height of about 200 feet and growing upright. The form is symmetrically pyramidal with branches emerging from the trunk in a regular and precise pattern. This plant is a member of the Araucariaceaea family and is not a real pine.1Leaves appear approximately as a Grade 1 Paint Green colour. A type of ornamental / conifer, it mainly grows as an evergreen plant - which means it retains leaves throughout the year. Norfolk island pine normally grows to a tree habit with a max height of 39.62 feet (that's 12.19 metres metric).
Norfolk Island is believed to be where Norfolk island pine originates from.
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See our list of companion Plants for Norfolk island pine to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Norfolk island pine plants:
Norfolk pine, Star Pine
Araucaria heterophylla (Salisb.) Franco
21 May 2011
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