PODOCARPUS acutifolius

Commonly known as Sharp-leaved totara

Very unusual foliage form with a dense prickly habit
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Prickly, sharp-pointed, yew-like leaves with a hint of bronze.
  • Height
    To 2m (6ft)
  • Spread
    To 2m (6ft)
  • Conifer
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Dense, very slow growing shrub. Plum shaped fruit if male and female grown.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Prefers partial shsde

PODOCARPUS acutifolius

 
Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £13.00 each
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2024
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Ideal for a scree garden.
    Place of origin
    New Zealand (South Island)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Border
    Suitable for a shrub border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    Moist soil.
to 2m (6ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 2m (6ft)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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