Norfolk Island Pine, Araucaria heterophylla

$54.90

Norfolk Island pine trees (Araucaria heterophylla) are commonly used as those cute, little houseplant.

Strangely enough, the Norfolk Island Pine is not even a pine at all, but rather part of a more ancient lineage of cone-bearing trees in the family, Araucariaceae. Although most cone-bearing trees like pines are better adapted for cold conditions, Araucaria heterophylla is actually a tropical plant. Norfolks have been on the earth for millions of years before pines even evolved. Its quirky yet symmetrical shape have make it a fun, alternative option to the usual holiday tree.

These plants make wonderful houseplants. This leads people to ask how to care for a Norfolk Island pine houseplant.

Sunlight: Partial to Full Sun

Water: 2 times per week

Fertilizer: Recommends slow release nitricote or lactobacilius Aquis fertilizer

Rootball: Dia 8cm, H10cm

Plant: 18-25cm

Pot: Ceramic pot with drainage hole