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Cupressus Sempervirens Glauca Pencil Pine

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pot size: 20cm
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Cupressus Sempervirens 'glauca' is without a doubt,  is the best form of 'pencil pine'. In fact, its probably the best selling conifer species on the market. It keeps a very tight, dense habit and doesn't play out wide like other forms of pencil pine.  Dark grey/green in color it also doesn't have the ugly nuts that conventional conifers have. Online plants pencil pine of choice. 

Cupressus sempervirens Glauca is ideally grown as a screen plant, often used in narrow driveway garden beds, but equally stunning as a stand-alone specimen. It can also be planted in large containers.  Will reach 6-8mt in height and 60cm-1mt wide in 10 years. 

Grows best in a full sun position, in well-drained, fertile soil.  Water to keep barely moist during extensive drought conditions, but still very hardy in extremely dry conditions.  Will benefit from feeding twice per year with complete plant food and liquid fertiliser

Cupressus is a genus of evergreen trees and shrubs belonging to the family Cupressaceae. One species within the genus is the Pencil Pine, which is also known as Cupressus sempervirens 'Glauca'.

The Pencil Pine is a narrow, columnar tree with a dense, upright habit, and is often used for screening or as a specimen tree in gardens and landscapes. It has blue-green foliage that is aromatic when crushed, and small, round cones. It can grow up to 20-30 feet tall and 5-10 feet wide, and is relatively low-maintenance and drought tolerant once established.

Cupressus Sempervirens 'glauca' is available from Online Plants, Australia's leading e-commerce plant nursery. Located in Melbourne we offer fast, accurate and careful plant delivery to all Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane, metropolitan and regional areas.

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