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Summer planting
Contrary to popular opinion, summer planting is fine as long as adequate water is provided throughout any prolonged dry periods. This allows you to take advantage of increased summer growth.
Dacrydium cupressinum
Height: 30m;  Spread: 10m
Rimu (Tree)
Attractive specimen tree. Weeping olive green foliage. Favoured food source of many birds.
» Click here for our Dacrydium cupressinum article published in the Titirangi Tatler, June 2011...
Photo gallery:
Young Rimu
..a dragonfly resting up at RMBG.