Norfolk Island Pine

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A very fine Houseplant that features foliage that is soft to touch and finely delicate; an amazing indoor accent tree that is tolerant of most soils; locate in a bright area. These are decorated with festive holiday ornaments and bows and make great gifts or table decorations.

Mature Height: 5 feetMature Width: 3 feetLight: Indoor High Light, Indoor Medium Light
 

Attracts,
Brand,
Brand,
Botanical Name,
Bulb Size,
Bulbs per Package,
Deer Resistant,Yes
Evergreen or Deciduous,
Family,Araucaria
Family Name,
Bloom Time,Late Winter to Early Spring
Foliage Color,Green
Genus,Araucaria
Genus Name,
Weather,
Days to Emerge,
Days to Maturity,
Edible,
Features,
Growth Rate,Slow
Hardiness,
Hardiness Zone,9b
Harvest Season,
Landscape Uses,Accent, Container
Light Needs,Indoor High Light, Indoor Medium Light
Mature Height,5 feet
Mature Width,3 feet
Prune Time,Best If Not Pruned
Self Pollinating,
Water Needs,Average to Moist
Waterwise,

 
 
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Essentials for Success

For flourishing plants, use potting soil for potted plants or planting mix for garden beds paired with Root Zone starter fertilizer is the perfect duo to foster robust root growth and minimize transplant shock.

Details

Features

Norfolk Island Pine's attractive small pointy leaves remain light green in color throughout the year.

This is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen houseplant with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its extremely fine and delicate texture is quite ornamental and should be used to full effect. This plant usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning.

Care

Planting & Growing

When grown indoors, Norfolk Island Pine can be expected to grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years. This houseplant will do well in a location that gets either direct or indirect sunlight, although it will usually require a more brightly-lit environment than what artificial indoor lighting alone can provide. It does best in average to evenly moist soil, but will not tolerate standing water. The surface of the soil shouldn't be allowed to dry out completely, and so you should expect to water this plant once and possibly even twice each week. Be aware that your particular watering schedule may vary depending on its location in the room, the pot size, plant size and other conditions; if in doubt, ask one of our experts in the store for advice. It is not particular as to soil type or pH; an average potting soil should work just fine.

There are many factors that will affect the ultimate height, spread and overall performance of a plant when grown indoors; among them, the size of the pot it's growing in, the amount of light it receives, watering frequency, the pruning regimen and repotting schedule. Use the information described here as a guideline only; individual performance can and will vary. Please contact the store to speak with one of our experts if you are interested in further details concerning recommendations on pot size, watering, pruning, repotting, etc.