Agathis australis – (Kauri)

Description

Description: Erect, slender, pyramidal tree. Although Kauri trees attain a broad size with age they will suit a confined space for up to 80 years before broadening out. Will tolerate moderate frosts and heavy clay soils. Juvenile form with brown leaves lasts around 7 years before changing to green.

Family
Araucariaceae
Type
Category
NZ Native
10 Year Size
6m (H) x 4m (W)
Growth Rate
Moderate
Habit
Erect, Pyramidal
Flower/Fruit
Male and female cones are borne on the same tree
Foliage
Leaves on juvenile trees are often bronze coloured, turning green when mature
Comments
The kauri is the most famous of the native trees of New Zealand and one of the largest trees in the world

Grade Indicator
Grade Size Est. Height (m) Standard (m)
P18 1.5-2 -
P40 2-3 -
45L 3.7 -
80L 3.7 -

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