Magnolia Dogwood Conifer & Maple

Conifer Gardens Nursery
Specimen & Large Growing Conifers
Araucaria araucana
Araucaria araucana
"Monkey Puzzle"
A slow growing tree with extremely prickly foliage. Grows with a straight trunk and rounded crown. Large cones develop on mature plants.

Araucaria bidwilli
Araucaria bidwilli
"Bunya Bunya"
A tall tree with stiff pointed leaves.Straight trunck with horizontal branches. On mature plants, the foliage tends to be at the end of the branches.

Araucaria cunninghamii
Araucaria cunninghamii
"Hoop Pine"
Large tree with a straight trunk. Conical when young, older branches slightly pendulous. Bluish-green stiff foliage.

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Silver Queen'
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Silver Queen'

A beautiful tree of elegant, conical habit. The slightly pendulous, flattened sprays of foliage are creamy-white in colour. Grows to approx 4M in 10 years.


Cryptomeria japonica
Cryptomeria japonica
A fast growing tree with a broadly pyramidal habit. Attractive reddish peeling bark. Can easily grow 2M per year.
Cunninghamia lanceolata
Cunninghamia lanceolata
"China Fir"
A very handsome tree with glossy green, pointed leaves. A beautiful lawn specimen, reaching approx 5M in the first 10 years.

Dacrydium cupressinum
"Rimu"
A beautiful tree from New Zealand. A broadly conical tree with graceful weeping branches. the deep green foliage can turn bronze in winter in cool areas. Fairly slow growing, reaching approx 4M in 10 years.

Podocarpus elatus
Podocarpus elatus
"Plum Pine"
A tall tree growing to approx 8M in cultivation. A native of the coastal gullies of NSW. the thick glossy leaves are dark green. Could be used for hedging.

Sequoiadendron giganteum
Sequoiadendron giganteum

"The Big Tree"
A specimen in California is acknowledged as the world's largest living thing. One plant was said to be 3200 years old. In cultivation it is quite slow growing, reaching approx 4-5M in the first 10 years. A conical shape when young, old plants drop their lower limbs to exhibit the magnificent thick straight trunk.


Sequoia sempervirens
"Californian Redwood"
A famous timber tree from California and Oregon. A fast growing tall tree with green yew-like foliage. The branches become slightly pendulous with age. A beautiful specimen or screen tree.

Araucaria heterophylla
Araucaria heterophylla
"Norfolk Island Pine"
A beautiful tree, easily distingushed by its symmetrical branches. Good coastal tree. Valued in Europe as an indoor plant.

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans'
Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans'
"Japanese Cedar"
A beautiful bushy tree with fine deep green foliage. In winter the foliage turns a vivid purple or bronze colour. Has a broad upright habit.

Cunninghamia lanceolata 'Glauca'
Cunninghamia lanceolata 'Glauca'
"Blue China Fir"
A lovely conical tree reaching approx 5M in 10 years. The pointed leaves are a grey-green colour. Ideal lawn specimen.

Lagarostrobus franklinii
Lagarostrobus franklinii
"Huon Pine"
A famous, extremely long-lived tree from Tasmania. Slow growing, forming a weeping shrub to approx 2-3M in 10 years, but a tall tree in 100 years.

Pseudotsuga menziesii
Pseudotsuga menziesii
"Douglas Fir"
A most magestic tree, probably the fastest and largest of the Fir trees. The foliage is very dark green and has an aromatic fragrance. A beautiful conical specimen. The photo shows the fresh new spring growth.

Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Pendulum'
Sequoiadendron giganteum 'Pendulum'
A weeping form of the "Big Tee". Normally a tall narrow tree with strongly weeping branches. Can look like a "Pencil Pine" from a distance. But if the leader is removed, weird shapes can develop.
Wollemia nobilis
Wollemia nobilis

An amazing tree, dating back to the dinosaur era. Discovered in a deep ravine in the NSW Blue Mountains in 1994.  The foliage is dark green, with large elongated leaves, similar to the Cephalotaxus and many of the Podocarpus. Develops a chocolate, bubbly trunk. Will grow in sun or shade. Normally a tall tree but can be pruned as a shrub. Can be used as a patio plant.
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