Callitris oblonga nana
Genus Species: Callitris oblonga nana
Common / Product Name: Tasmanian Pigmy Cypress Pine
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 2.5 – 3m x 1.50 – 1.50m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: Cone Greenish Brown
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -7°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.