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Conifer Gardens Nursery

Dwarf and Small Growing Miscellaneous Conifers

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata'
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata'
"Upright Japanese Plum Yew"
A beautiful dark green column growing approx 2M x 1M with long needle-like foliage. Will grow in sun or shade.

Diselma archeri
Diselma archeri
A rare plant from the mountains of Tasmania. Under cultivation, it forms a small shrub with rich green foliage. Good for a semi-shaded area.
Larix decidua 'Little Bogle'
Larix decidua 'Little Bogle'
Larix decidua 'Little Bogle'
A dwarf form of the "European Larch". Forms an irregular shrub with short twisted branches. Bright green new growth in spring, gold in autumn. Very attractive with the twisted bare branches in winter. Good for bonsai.
Microstrobus fitzgeraldii
Microstrobus fitzgeraldii
A rare conifer from the Blue Mountains in NSW. Forms a low shrub with sort arching branches. the foliage is a grey-green colour. Best in a protected area.
Podocarpus alpinus
Podocarpus alpinus
Also known as Podocarpus lawrenci.
A hardy small shrub with dark blue "yew"-like foliage. A native of Tasmania. Will grow in sun or shade. Responds very well to trimming.

Podocarpus nivalis
Podocarpus nivalis
A low spreading shub from New Zealand, with very dark green yew-like foliage. Will grow in sun or shade. Trims well to form an excellent small hedge.
Sequoia sempervirens 'Adpressa'
Sequoia sempervirens 'Adpressa'
A dwarf form of the "Californian Redwood". A sprawling shrub with deep green foliage. In summer the plant is covered with cream coloured new shoots, especially bright when grown in the shade. Trims very well.
Taxodium distichum 'Cascade Falls'
Taxodium distichum 'Cascade Falls'

A beautiful weeping form of the "Swamp Cypress". Grafted as a standard to form a graceful weeping shrub. The green fern-like foliage turns bronze in autumn. This plant is protected by pbr.


Thujopsis dolobrata 'Nana'
Thujopsis dolobrata 'Nana'
A low bun shaped shrub, growing wider than high. Unusual flat, fan-shaped foliage, deep green in colour, may be bronze in winter. Will tolerate shade or sun. In 10 years a size of 50cm x 80cm could be reached.
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Gnome'
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Gnome'
A low spreading shrub, with long dark green needles and pale green new growth in spring. Spreads to approx 1M with a height of 60cm. For sun or shade.
Cupressus torulosa 'Nana'
Cupressus torulosa 'Nana'
A slow growing form of the "Bhutan Cypress" with fine, fresh green foliage. Excellent for a short hedge. Grows approx 1M in the first 10 years.
Larix decidua 'Julian's Weeper'
Larix decidua 'Julian's Weeper'
A rare weeping form of the deciduous "European Larch". Usually grown as a weeping mound, but can be staked to form a taller weeping shrub. Beautiful in spring with the emergence of the bright green new growth. Golden tones in autumn.
Microcachrys tetragona
Microcachrys tetragona
A rare conifer from the mountains of Tasmania. Forms a low spreading shrub with arching branches and bright green fine foliage. Best in a cool position.
Phyllocladus alpinus 'Cockaynes'
Phyllocladus alpinus 'Cockaynes'
A dwarf form of the "Mountain Celery Pine". Does not look like a conifer in that its foliage is very leaf-like and grey in colour. Produces red "fruit" in spring. Very slow growing to less than 1M in 10 years.
Podocarpus alpinus 'Blue Gem'
Podocarpus alpinus 'Blue Gem'
A hardy small shrub with arching branches. Dark blue "yew"-like foliage. A native of Tasmania. Will grow in sun or shade. Responds very well to trimming. looks great cascading over a pond edge.
Podocarpus totara 'Pendula'
Podocarpus totara 'Pendula'
A pendulous form of the New Zealand "Totara". Usually maintains a shrub-sized plant, forming an attractive weeping mound. Grey-green, yew-like foliage. For sun or shade.
Tsuga canadensis 'Bennett'
Tsuga canadensis 'Bennett'
A small shrub with layered arching branches. Deep green, short needled-foliage, light green new spring growth. Grows approx 50cm x 80cm in 10 years.
Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'
Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula'
A beautiful weeping "Hemlock". Builds up to be a mounding plant with graceful weeping branches. In 10 years a size of 60cm x 90cm may be reached.