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  Conifers

Athrotaxis cupressoides 'Pencil Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Tree 6.0 to 15.0 metres, often smaller. Scale leaves pressed close to stem.

Feature Codes: H(If)JNX
Seeds per gram: 800

Athrotaxis laxifolia 'Lax Leaf Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Natural hybrid between A. cupressoides and A. selaginoides. Leaf scales reflexed back from stems to a moderate degree. Seed harvested from wild stock.

Feature Codes: H(If)JNX
Seeds per gram: 800

 
Athrotaxis selaginoides 'King Billy Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Very dense conical tree 10.0-20.0m (eventually). 10 year old tree = 3m. Evergreen. Width 3.0-6.0m. Growth rate slow. Use for specimen, tub, fernery, gully, bonsai. Any moist soil. Full sun to heavy shade. Very frost hardy. Not drought resistant. Very wind firm. Prune as required for shape.

Features: Renowned timber tree. Iconic Tasmanian species.

Feature Codes: FGHJNX
Seeds per gram: 700

Callitris oblonga 'South Esk Pine'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW. Tasmanian provenance.

Columnar dense shrub to tree up to 4.0m height. Width 1.0-1.5m. Evergreen Growth rate medium. Use for shelter, screen, hedge and specimen. Any soils including quite moist. Full sun to part shade. Moderately drought tolerant. Very frost hardy. Very wind firm. Pruning not required but can be pruned hard including clipped as a hedge.

Features: Bird attracting -especially big parrots. Attractive blue-green foliage. Tasmanian threatened species.

Codes: D
Seeds per gram: 118

 
Callitris rhomboidea 'Oyster Bay Pine'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA. Tasmanian provenance.

Conical large shrub to small tree up to 7.0m height. Width up to 4.0m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium. Use for shelter, screen, hedge and specimen. Any soils including very dry. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought tolerant. Very wind firm. Pruning not required but can be pruned as hard required including clipped as a hedge.

Features: Bird attracting - especially big parrots.

Feature Codes: BCD
Seeds per gram: 240

Diselma archeri
Diselma archeri 'Chestnut Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Erect conifer 1.5 to 5.0 metres (occasionally taller). Evergreen. Slow growing. Use in rockeries, tub and specimen planting. Full sun to part shade. Very frost and snow hardy. Not drought tolerant.

Features: Ornamental.

Feature Codes: HIfJKcdN(P)TX
Seeds per gram:

Lagarostrobos franklinii 'Huon Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Renowned timber tree potentially to 20 metres. Ten year old plants should achieve 3.0 to 4.0 metres. Highly aromatic, pendulous soft foliage.

Feature Codes: DG(H)NPX
Seeds per gram: 10

Microcachrys tetragona 'Strawberry Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Prostrate ground covering conifer. Evergreen Slow growing. Use for tubs, rockeries, ferneries and specimen planting.Ripe female cones resembling tiny strawberries. Frost and snow hardy. Most soils. Full sun to part shade. Not drought tolerant.

Features:Tasmanian bush tucker - edible berries.

Feature Codes: IfNQX
Seeds per gram: 10

 
Phaerosphaera hookeriana (formerly Microstrobos niphophilus) 'Mount Mawson Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

A rare Tasmanian dwarf pine. Slow growing. Grows in alpine conifer heath and montane rainforest.

Feature Codes: JIfKcNPX

Phyllocladus aspleniifolius 'Celery Top Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian Endemic species.

Tree to 10m, often taller. The female 'flower' consists of a seed bearing scale which becomes pink and fleshy. 'Leaves' are thick, leathery and resemble celery leaves. Very frost hardy. Full sun to part shade. Not drought tolerant. Moist soils. Specimen planting.

Features: Specialty timber.

Feature Codes: EFGHNPX
Seeds per gram: 290

 
Pinus radiata 'Monterey Pine'

Origin: California. Tasmanian provenance.

Seed companies, forestry production and export only. Fast growing timber tree to 60m under cultivation.

Podocarpus lawrencei 'Plum Pine'

Origin: Tasmanian endemic species.

Low spreading shrub to small tree. Evergreen. Growth rate slow. Use for rockeries, tub and specimen planting. Dioecious. Full sun to part shade. Very frost hardy. Not drought tolerant. Most soils. Ripe seed supported on crimson fleshy 'fruit'. Features: Tasmanian Bush Tucker - edible berries.

Feature Codes: (D)HIfJKdNPQ
Seeds per gram:

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The feature codes used above are as follows:

A Coastal exposure; beach frontage, dunes or cliffs.  J Sub-alpine to alpine; Areas above montane, often treeless.
B Coastal heath; sandy soils, high wind exposure, low nutrient levels.  K Grasslands.
C Dry sclerophyll forest; rocky, poor soil types; very good drainage, low rainfall.  Ka Coastal dune systems.
D Riverbank and riparian; associated with streams and rivers.  Kb Lowland savannah; open grassland and grassy open forests.
E Widespread; distributed over much of the state.  Kc Montane grasslands, heaths and herbfields.
F Wet sclerophyll/eucalyptus forest; deep fertile soils; rainfall 1000-1500mm per year.  Kd Alpine tussock grasslands and herbfields.
G Temperate rainforest, myrtle forest; rainfall in excess of 1500mm per year.  N Frost hardy; tolerant of frosts to at least minus 7.0 degrees C.
H Montane; plateau vegetation including high altitude eucalyptus forests.  O Drought tolerant.
I Swamps and bogs.  P Shade tolerant; indicates tolerance of full or partial (P) shade.
Ia Coastal saltmarsh; dominated by succulents, grasses and sedges; very saline.  Q Edible; various plant parts.
Ib Brackish coastal and estuarine.  R Poisonous (where known).
Ic Freshwater swamps and soaks.  S Pioneer species.
Id Moving water (freshwater).  T Tolerant of poor drainage.
Ie Buttongrass sedgelands; poor drainage; high fire frequency; high rainfall.  U Salt tolerant.
If Alpine moors and bogs.  X Tasmanian endemic species.