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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Araucaria heterophylla (Salisb.) Franco
Norfolk Island pine

Active Growth Period
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio High
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer
Foliage Porosity Winter
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Single Crown
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 40
Height, Mature (feet) 50.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention Yes
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Conical
Toxicity Slight
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 365
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 4.6
pH, Maximum 7.8
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 320
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 640
Precipitation, Minimum 34
Precipitation, Maximum 157
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 36
Salinity Tolerance Medium
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 35
Bloom Period
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 1728
Seed Spread Rate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product Yes
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product Low
Lumber Product Yes
Naval Store Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product Yes
Time Generated: 03/20/2018 06:54 AM CDT