PODOCARPUS macrophyllus 'Aureus'

Commonly known as Buddhist pine, Kusamaki

Sprials of green leaves and yellowish undergrowth
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Lance-shaped, firm, leathery leaves 6-15cm (2½-6in) long.
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

PODOCARPUS macrophyllus 'Aureus'

 

 

  • 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.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a large shrub border
  • 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)
 

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