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Araucaria Heterophylla / Norfolk Island Pine

Araucaria Heterophylla / Norfolk Island Pine

Pot Type: Plastic Pot

Regular price Dhs. 80.00
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Araucaria Heterophylla, commonly known as the Norfolk Island Pine, is a majestic and distinctive evergreen tree that graces both indoor and outdoor environments with its unique beauty. Native to Norfolk Island in the South Pacific, this remarkable conifer is well-known for its symmetrical, tiered branches and its striking resemblance to a classic Christmas tree. Like many other indoor plants, Araucaria Heterophylla helps improve indoor air quality by removing pollutants and increasing oxygen levels.

Whether gracing your living room as an elegant houseplant or standing proudly in your garden, it adds a touch of natural beauty and grace to its surroundings. Its tiered branches and slow growth make it a charming addition to your indoor or outdoor decor, making it a favorite among plant enthusiasts and decorators alike.

Care and Maintenance

Light Requirements

Norfolk Island Pines prefer bright, indirect light. Place your indoor Norfolk Island Pine near a window with filtered sunlight. If grown outdoors, choose a spot with partial shade, especially in regions with hot like UAE, intense sunlight.

Temperature

These trees thrive in moderate temperatures. Ideally, maintain a consistent temperature between 65°F to 72°F (18°C to 22°C) indoors.

Soil and Potting

Use a well-draining potting mix that retains some moisture but prevents waterlogging. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and pine bark works well. When repotting, do so when the tree becomes root-bound, typically every 2-3 years.

Watering

Maintain evenly moist soil for your Norfolk Island Pine. Water thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels slightly dry to the touch. Be cautious not to overwater, as excessive moisture can lead to root rot. Use a saucer under the pot to catch excess water and prevent root damage.

Humidity

These trees appreciate moderate humidity. In indoor environments with low humidity, consider misting the tree regularly or using a humidity tray to create an ideal environment.

Fertilization

Feed your Norfolk Island Pine with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season. Apply fertilizer at half the recommended strength every 4-6 weeks.

Pruning and Maintenance

Pruning is necessary to maintain the tree's shape and remove dead or yellowing branches. Pinch or snip new growth to promote bushier growth and maintain the desired form.

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