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  • PRUMNOPITYS ladei (Mt. Spurgeon Black Pine)

PRUMNOPITYS ladei (Mt. Spurgeon Black Pine)

A rare, ancient (prolific during the Cenozoic period) medium evergreen native rainforest conifer (8-10 metres) which is endemic to the Atherton Tablelands.  It has a conical form and dense growth habit with attractive dark green fern-like leaves (similar to the Yew Tree) which are bright green when they flush.  It is hardy, makes an excellent specimen or screening tree, grows well in a pot/tub, can be used indoors and is tolerant to full sun and low light situations.

HEIGHT AND SHAPE AT MATURITY
Medium tree:  8-10 metres
Conical shape

SPECIAL USES
As a specimen
As a screen
Along roadside
Pot/tub specimen
Indoors
Has non-invasive roots

CONDITIONS
Suitable in full sun
Suitable in shade
Suitable in most soils
Is tolerant of moderate frost
Is tolerant of tropical heat