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Cupressus sempervirens (Nitschke's Needles) - Pencil Pine

Cupressus sempervirens (Nitschke's Needles) - Pencil Pine

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    • Mature height: 4m-6m tall.
    • Recommended spacing for hedging / screening: 60cm-1m apart / 1m-2m apart.
    • Ideal growing conditions: Full/partial sun.
    • Growth rate: Moderate to fast.


    Discover the enduring beauty and distinctive charm of Cupressus sempervirens 'Nitschke's Needles', aka 'Pencil Pine' This exceptional evergreen variety, also known as the Italian Cypress, is renowned for its stately appearance and striking foliage. With its tall, slender form and fine-textured foliage, 'Nitschke's Needles' adds a touch of timeless elegance to your landscape. Explore the unique features and benefits of this classic tree, and invite its enduring beauty into your outdoor space.

    Key Features:

    Stately Silhouette: 'Nitschke's Needles' stands tall and slender, creating an imposing and elegant presence in your garden or landscape. Its columnar form adds vertical interest and architectural appeal.

    Fine-Textured Foliage: The fine, scale-like foliage of this cypress variety is a rich green, providing year-round beauty and a sense of permanence to your outdoor space.

    Low Maintenance: Resilient and adaptable, 'Nitschke's Needles' requires minimal care once established. Its drought tolerance and resistance to some pests and diseases make it an excellent choice for low-maintenance landscaping.

    Versatile Use: Whether as a striking focal point, a natural screen, or a regal avenue, this cypress variety suits various landscaping needs and design styles.

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