Should a Norfolk Island Pine be pruned?

Answer PRUNING:They grow upward, their trunk thickens and the pine bows increase in size. It is not recommended to cut their growing tips off. Its symmetrical shape would be destroyed. The only maintenanc... Read More »

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How old is the Norfolk Island Pine?

The Norfolk Pine is actually a member of the genus Araucaria, which dates back to the Mesozoic Era, around 210 million years ago.

Norfolk island pine tree?

I live in Brazil and I have one outdoor. Here the problem is not a cold but a heat... They prefer a subtropical climate but grows well in the tropical climate. So, I put my Norfolk pine just in the... Read More »

Can a Norfolk Island Pine be used as a bonsai plant?

Yes, it can, and fairly easily, too! It is a relatively slow-grower, though, and patience is an absolute must. Be certain to not overwater, and use a well-draining soil-mix to help that aspect; sog... Read More »

What are ideal growing conditions for a norfolk island pine?

Ideally, it likes a bit more humidity than what is normally in a house. Frequent misting should cure that for you though. When the top layer of soil is dry, it is time to water it, and it also like... Read More »