Araucaria, Bunya-Bunya tree, Monkey puzzle tree,
Norfolk island pine—Araucaria spp.
Family Araucariaceae (Araucaria family)
Araucaria are evergreen trees with stiff branches and dark or bright green leaves. Trees often form a pyramid shape. Older trees produce large, spiny cones.
Optimum conditions for growth
Araucaria do best in areas with full sun and regular water. They do well in most soils if there is good drainage. Some smaller species make good potted plants.
Leaves of Norfolk island pine