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Diselma archeri

dwarf pine

Diselma is a genus comprising a single known species of medium-sized shrub. Small male and female strobili (cones) are borne on separate plants

Size
Ultimate height
2.5–4 metres
Time to ultimate height
10–20 years
Ultimate spread
2.5–4 metres
Growing conditions
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Grey Silver Green Brown Red
Summer Grey Silver Green Brown Red
Autumn Grey Silver Green Brown Red
Winter Grey Silver Green Brown Red
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Cupressaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Diselma is a genus of one single known species of compact and low-growing shrub or small tree with many branches, grey-green leaves and tiny seed cones.

Name status

Correct

Plant range
W Tasmania

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How to grow

Cultivation

Grows best in a moist, well-drained soil in cool locations

Propagation

Propagate by seed or by semi-ripe cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Rock garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

Generally trouble free

Diseases

Generally trouble free

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