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COOK PINE
Araucaria columnaris

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Photo Locations: Balboa Park - San Diego, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA and San Diego, CA

General Notes

Trees usually leaning.

Native to New Caledonia.

Family: Araucariaceae

Synonyms

Araucaria cookii

Additional Common Names

COOK PINE, NEW CALEDONIAN PINE, COOK ISLAND PINE, COOK ARAUCARIA, COLUMNAR ARAUCARIA

Tree Characteristics

Columnar or Conical Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 100 - 160 feet.

Width: 10 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Leaves Ovate, Light Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. . Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).

Cone, Large to Very Large (1.50 to 3.00 or more inches).

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Salinity Tolerance is Coastal Good.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Araucaria columnaris Tree Record." 1995-2019. Nov 22, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/araucaria-columnaris >

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