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Medium Growing Miscellaneous Conifers

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Athrotaxis cupressoides
Athrotaxis cupressoides

"Tasmanian Pencil Pine"
A slow growing upright tree becoming broader with age. Dark green foliage. Rarely exceeds 8M in cultivation.


Callitris oblonga
Callitris oblonga
"Tasmanian Cypress Pine"
An attractive, upright shrub with blue-green, dense foliage. Slow growing, reaching approx 3M in 10 years. Ideal as a screen, good patio plant.

Callitris rhomboidea
Callitris rhomboidea
"Port Jackson Pine"
An upright tree with fine dark green foliage. An ideal coastal plant as a specimen or screen. Should reach approx 4M in 10 years.

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Viridis'
Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans Viridis'
A broad upright tree with beautiful feathery bright green foliage. The foliage does not change colour in winter. A 10 year old plant should be approx 3M.
Dacrydium biforme
Dacrydium biforme
A native of the mountains of New Zealand. The foliage has a combination of juvenile and adult growth. In winter the dark green colour turns a rich copper, unless grown in the shade. Grows to approx 2M in 10 years.
Libocedrus bidwilli
Libocedrus bidwilli
A beautiful symmetrical, conical tree with dark green, fine foliage. Slow growing, reaching approx 3M in the first 10 years. Good as a vertical accent plant.
Podocarpus acutifolius
Podocarpus  acutifolius
"Needle-Leaved Totara"
In cultivation, a medium sized shrub with spreading branches. the foliage is a bronze-green colour and prickly to touch. Prefers a cool, moist position.

Prumnopitys ladei
Prumnopitys ladei
A native of northern Queensland where it forms a tall tree. In cultivation it is slow growing and should be regarded more as a shrub. Attractive light green yew-like leaves. For sun or shade.
Taxus baccata 'Aurea'
Taxus baccata 'Aurea'
"Golden English Yew"
A compact, bushy shrub with golden, needle-like foliage when grown in a sunny position. Trims very well. Grows to approx 1.5M in 10 years.

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'
Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'
"Irish Yew"
Slow growing conifer with dark green, needle-like foliage. Will grow in sun or shade. Trims very well. Dislikes wet soil. May produce bright red berries in autumn.

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Aurea'
Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Aurea'
"Golden Irish Yew"
A beautiful upright conifer with needle-like foliage. The colour is gold on the sunny side, green on the shady side. good in pots. May produce bright red berries in autumn.

Athrotaxis laxifolia
Athrotaxis laxifolia

A rare tree from Tasmania. Forms a narrow, upright specimen with cascading branches. Dark green foliage. Grows to approx 5M in cultivation.


Athrotaxis selaginoides
Athrotaxis selaginoides

"King Billy Pine"
A rare tree from Tasmania, growing at high altitudes. Will grow in cultivation with protection from both frosts and hot, dry conditions, reaching up to 8M.


Cryptomeria japonica 'Araucaroides'
Cryptomeria japonica 'Araucaroides'

An irregular shaped shrub with long slender, whip-like branches. Dark green foliage. Grows to approx 4M, but easily kept smaller.


Cryptomeria japonica 'Sekkan Sugi'
Cryptomeria japonica 'Sekkan Sugi'
An upright, pyramidal tree. The light green foliage is overshadowed in summer when the entire plant is covered with cream new growth. Should reach at least 3M in the first 10 years.
Fitzroyia cupressoides
Fitzroyia cupressoides

In cultivation, a large shrub or small tree with greyish, scale-like foliage. The branchlets cascade gracefully. Should reach approx 3M in 10 years.


Libocedrus plumosa
Libocedrus plumosa
"Kawaka"
A beautiful conical tree with unusual fern-like foliage in light green. Grows to approx 3M in the first 10 years. Good as a vertical accent. Will tolerate shade,

Podocarpus macrophyllus var Maki
Podocarpus macrophyllus var Maki
"Shrubby Podocarpus"
A medium sized shrub of dense, upright habit. The yew-like are dark green. Often used in Japanese Gardens.

Taxus baccata
Taxus baccata
"English Yew"
A rounded shrub with dark green, needle like foliage. Used extensively for hedging in England, but is a bit temperamental in Australia. Best used as a single specimen. Trims very well. Grows to approx 1.5-2M in 10 years.

Taxus baccata 'Aureo-marginata'
Taxus baccata 'Aureo-marginata'
"Variegated English Yew"
A compact, bushy shrub with needle-like foliage which is green with a cream border. Trims very well. Grows to approx 1.5M in 10 years.

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Aureo-marginata'
"Variegated Irish Yew"
An upright growing conifer, faster than the green and golden forms. The needle-like foliage is green with cream edging. A male form, does not produce the red fruit.

Thujopsis dolobrata 'Variegata'
Thujopsis dolobrata 'Variegata'
A broadly pyramidal conifer that will grow in sun or shade. The thick fern-like foliage is deep green with intermittent sprays of white scattered throughout the plant, this being more obvious when grown in the shade. Should reach more than 3M in the first 10 years.