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Araucaria heterophylla

Common name(s): Norfolk Island Pine, Australian Pine, House Pine

Plant type: evergreen large tree
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: no information
Cutting maturity: semi-hardwood
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Comment: Rooting environment may also be the humid chamber. Must take terminalcutting for upright growth.

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: no information
Time of year to sow seed: no information
Seed treatment: none
Preferred seed moisture: moderate
Preferred temperature for germination: 75-85 degrees F
Time required for germination: 2-4 weeks
Light conditions for germination: normal
Comment: Greater internode length than from cuttings.