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Agathis robusta - (C.Moore. ex F.Muell.)F.M.Bailey.

Common Name Queensland Kauri
Family Araucariaceae
USDA hardiness 8-11
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Rainforests[157].
Range Australia - Queensland.
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Half Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Agathis robusta Queensland Kauri


Agathis robusta Queensland Kauri

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Agathis robusta is an evergreen Tree growing to 45 m (147ft 8in).
See above for USDA hardiness. It is hardy to UK zone 9. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

Woodland Garden Canopy; Secondary;

Edible Uses

None known

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Fibre  Resin  Wood

The plant yields a fibre or canes[156]. Yields a resin - used for making varnish etc[156]. Wood - strong, durable. Used for flooring, cabinet making etc[156].

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

This species tolerates temperatures down to about -7°c in Australian gardens[157], though this cannot be translated directly to British gardens due to our cooler summers that often do not fully ripen new growth and our longer colder and wetter winters.

References   Carbon Farming Information and Carbon Sequestration Information

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Propagation

Seed -

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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