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PODOCARPUS

Commonly known as Buddhist pine, Kusamaki

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  • Evergreen - lance-shaped, firm, leathery leaves 6-15cm (2½-6in) long.
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - known historically as Buddhist pine and a feng shui tree in Japan. The northernmost species of the genus.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - China, Japan.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar -
3m (10ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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

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

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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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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 2020 - 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

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

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

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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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

PODOCARPUS x 'Spring Sunshine'

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Creamy-yellow new growth with a pink tinge
Multibuy Any 3+ £12.00 each
£14.50 each

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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