Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

Kahikitea, White Pine

Features

  • Cypress like foliage on mature trees.
  • Young foliage drooping with a bronze tinge.

Uses

  • Source of fruit for birds in autumn.
  • Useful tree for wet sites.

Growing Conditions

  • Frost hardy to most of New Zealand.
  • Thrives in moist and swampy conditions.
  • Prefers some shade when young but full sun as it matures.

 

Height Width
5 year old tree 4.0m 2.0m
10 year old tree 8.0m 4.0m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
Categories: ,