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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

PODOCARPUS

Commonly known as Alpine totara

 

Further Reading....

  • Conifer - with spirally arranged leaves, variable in shape. Male flowers yellow or red, female green in cone-like structures
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - thrives in humid or high rainfall climates. Yew-like but not harmful. Wind pollinated. Male and female plants needed to produce plum-like, usually single seeded fruits with red fleshy aril at base. Genus notably resistant to honey fungus (Pfaf).
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - warm temperate to tropical forests
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -

Buy Varieties of PODOCARPUS

PODOCARPUS acutifolius

PODOCARPUS acutifolius  >


Commonly known as: Sharp-leaved totara.
Very unusual foliage form with a dense prickly habit
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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PODOCARPUS x 'County Park Fire'   AWARD

PODOCARPUS x 'County Park Fire'  >

Salmon-pink new growth in MAY, rich reddish-orange in winter. Slow growing
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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PODOCARPUS cunninghamii 'Roro'

PODOCARPUS cunninghamii 'Roro'  >


Commonly known as: Hall's totara.
(hallii) - male with pointed pale green leaves. The new shoots are a startling cream to purplish colour
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

PODOCARPUS elongatus 'Blue Chip'

PODOCARPUS elongatus 'Blue Chip'  >


Commonly known as: Breede River yellowwood.
Startling blue new growth on this unusual and slightly tender plant with an upright habit and chubby leaves
£17.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

PODOCARPUS henkellii

PODOCARPUS henkellii  >


Commonly known as: Henkel's yellowwood.
South African species which has proved just as hardy as P. salignus in the last 3 winters. Extremely long and slightly curved dark green leaves. A compact growing small tree
£20.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

PODOCARPUS nivalis

PODOCARPUS nivalis  >


Commonly known as: Alpine totara.
One of the hardiest species for the UK which forms a low spreading mound and makes excellent ground cover
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Kilworth Cream'  AWARD

PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Kilworth Cream'  >


Commonly known as: Alpine totara.
A compact dwarf shrub with a creamy-white hue all year but especially in winter. New growth is pinkish in spring
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Livingstone'

PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Livingstone'  >


Commonly known as: Alpine totara.
Light green foliage, female
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Ruapehu'

PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Ruapehu'  >


Commonly known as: Alpine totara.
Reddish new growth, male
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

PODOCARPUS 'Red Embers'

PODOCARPUS 'Red Embers'  >

Dwarf conifer. Orange-red new growth and deep maroon purple in winter. Female variety. Will produce red berries if pollinated
£14.50 each
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PODOCARPUS salignus   AWARD

PODOCARPUS salignus  >


Commonly known as: Willow podocarp.
(Syn. chilensis) - long, shiny, dark green leaves, an excellent background foliage for flower arrangements
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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PODOCARPUS x 'Spring Sunshine'

PODOCARPUS x 'Spring Sunshine'  >

Creamy-yellow new growth with a pink tinge
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

PODOCARPUS x 'Young Rusty'

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Free fruiting female form with rust coloured foliage
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each
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Available again from summer 2021 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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