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Plant of the Month – Norfolk Island Pine Tree

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November’s feature plant is – Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria heterophylla)

Marketed in stores at this time of  year as a ‘living Christmas tree’, the Norfolk Island Pine is very unique plant for your home or office. This tree is native to Norfolk Island, a small island in the Pacific Ocean between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. It is sometimes called a star pine or triangle tree, although it is not a true pine. In its native habitat, it can grow to heights of 50-60 meters. It has been widely distributed as an ornamental landscape tree in humid-subtropical ...

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