Scientific Name: Araucaria heterophylla
Common Name: Norfolk Island pine
Family Name: Araucariaceae
Origin: Australia / New Zealand
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer, Indoor foliage plant
Mature Size: 3 - 5m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Leathery, Glabrous, Acicular, Falcate, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Brown, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown
Key ID Features:
Conical evergreen conifer with regular whorls of 3-5 horizontal branches; leaves dark green on fan-like, often drooping branchlets, awls curved, up to 12mm long.