Dacrydium cupressinium

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  • Dense, short, green needle like leaves borne on drooping branches.


  • Iconic New Zealand tree which is suitable for native plantings in medium size gardens, borders and parks.

Growing Conditions

  • Frost hardy.
  • Moderately wind hardy when young, more so than when older.
  • Prefers some shade when younger.
  • Rich, moist soil.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 5.0m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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