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> Libocedrus bidwillii. - Mountain cedar, Pahautea

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Libocedrus bidwillii.


Libocedrus bidwillii.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Handsome conifer which develops into a wonderful specimen tree. It has a narrow upright habit, good for the smaller garden. Dense dark green flattened foliage. Small cones in autumn. Occurs naturally in mountain to subalpine forests of New Zealand, especially common about the main divide of the South Island. Though it is used to wetter mountain conditions it will grow in quite dry well drained sites.

 
Genus
Libocedrus
Species   bidwillii.
Cultivar  

Common name
Mountain cedar, Pahautea

Family name
Cupressaceae
Place of origin
New Zealand


DETAILS
Height
10 m
Width
3 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Prefers even soil moisture / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Indigenous / Magnificent / Sanctuary / Texture

Trees

Category
Large over 18 metres.
Availability
We have this currently available in a Pot 6 lt & PB 5 containers. Ask for them at your retailer.
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