Photo Credit: SelecTree. "Afrocarpus falcatus Tree Record." 1995-2020. May 26, 2020. < https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/afrocarpus-falcatus >
Gratis Garden Trees
Afrocarpus falcatus (African Fern Pine) 20'-65'-high x 10'-20'-wide (oval to round shaped canopy) evergreen blue green, gray green, or dark green leaves inconspicuous flowers green to purple cones (Autumn), except males origin: South Africa to Malawi (not invasive) medium-high water use clay to loamy to sandy soil with average to fast drainage no soil amendment (per pH 5.5–6.0) litter maintenance: low/leaves (males) to medium-low/dry fruit (females) low-medium flammability medium branch strength pruning maintenance: medium (mostly per thinning) allergenicity: low (females) to high (males) plant at least 2 feet from masonry local Sunset Zones 18-24
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