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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
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  • Evergreen - rigid, linear, green-bronze leaves 1-2cm (½-¾in) long, set radially around the slender, mid-green shoots.
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Conifer - male flowers are produced in yellow, catkin-like cones, females in green cone-like structuires. Oblong, bright-red fruit 6mm (¼in) long are produced in autumn on female plants.
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - responds well to pruning
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - male and female plants are required to produce fruit.
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept - - slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich
60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

Buy Varieties of PODOCARPUS nivalis

PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Kilworth Cream'  AWARD

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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
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PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Livingstone'

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Commonly known as: Alpine totara.
Light green foliage, female
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PODOCARPUS nivalis 'Ruapehu'

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Commonly known as: Alpine totara.
Reddish new growth, male
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