Category: Tree - Evergreen
Size: 75 to 100' tall
Growth Rate: Slow
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Conical tree with arching branches and a weeping habit. Hillier describes it as a good conservatory specimen in England.
Native to New Zealand.
Published in Pl. Esc. 80 in 1786. Also published in Desc. Pinus 1: t.41 p.93 App in 1803 (and in ed.3 #68 in 1832)
This tree, as I am informed by Mr. Archibald Menzies, forms large forests in the south-west parts of New Zeeland. Captain Vancouver, who cut down several of these trees to refit his vessel, found the timber solid and close-grained, very much resembling the Bermudas cedar.