ARAUCARIACEAE
Araucaria heterophylla

Common names:  Norfolk Island Pine

Light needs:  High light, with full sun, is best, but they can live with less.

Best temperatures:  They can adapt to a range of temperatures between 45-85F (7-29C).

Water and humidity needs:  Keep the soil evenly moist.

Growing guidelines:  Grow in African violet mix.  Repot every 3 years.  Fertilize 4 times a year.

Common problems:  Needles will drop if the air is too hot and dry.

Propagation:  Cuttings will ruin the shape of your plant.  It is recommended to buy new plants or try to grow frim seed.

Comments:  Try decorating these as a Christmas tree in the winter!

Currently in Greenhouse:  Yes

 

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