A distinctive tall forest canopy tree, found throughout New Zealand.
The juvenile form has a drooping pyramidal shape.
In the forest it can reach the height of up to 40 metres but it is very slow growing.
The rimu makes a excellent specimen tree.
H 25m x W 5m
Sun or semi-shade.
Prefers a rich moist soil.
Provide shelter when young
Provides food for native birds
Plants supplied are from the Waitakere Ecological District.
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about Dacrydium cupressinum