Norfolk Island-Pine
Araucaria heterophylla
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Green plant fertilizer (e.g. N14-P6-K8).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.0 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

Photo

Names

Other common names Star pine
Family Araucariaceae
Other scientific names Araucaria excelsa

Characteristics

Growth form tree
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Leaf color
  • green
Fruit color
  • brown
Repotting months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    4
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Repotting frequency every two to three years