Decorative and very rare, abies like in appearance.
Timber is insect resistant and is useful for construction and household furniture making.Used in construction, railroad ties, mine timbering and sundry house implements. The seeds are rich in essential oil that can be used for burning and soap manufacturing. The tree can also be used in medicine.
A plant of higher elevations in the tropics and subtropics, being found at elevations from 800 - 2,000 metres. It is found in areas where the mean annual temperature is around 18 - 24°c and the mean annual rainfall is 1,500mm or more, with up to 6 dry months.
Grows on neutral and limestone, often shallow soils in the wild. Because of its light demanding habit it is often found on poor soils where competition from shading trees is low.
A fairly fast-growing tree, suitable for use in plantations.
Genus - Keteleeria
Species - Evelyniana
Common name - Evelyn Keteleeria
Pre-Treatment - Required
Hardiness zones - 7 - 9
Height - 100' / 30 m
Plant type - Tree
Vegetation type - Evergreen
Exposure - Partial Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Sandy, loamy, well drained
Water requirements - Average Water
Landscape uses - Decorative tree for parks, gardens, plantations
Leaf / Flower color - Green / --
1. Soak in water for 12 hours.
2. Cold/moist stratify for 60 days at +2-+5C.
3. Sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.