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PODOCARPUS salignus

Commonly known as Willow podocarp

(Syn. chilensis) - long, shiny, dark green leaves, an excellent background foliage for flower arrangements
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - spreading, linear, often sickle-shaped leaves 5-11cm (2-4½in) long are dark bluish-green above and yellow beneath.
  • Height - (10 years) 1.5m (5ft), eventually 5m-8m (15ft-25ft)
  • Spread - 5m (15ft)
  • Conifer - male flowers are yellow and catkin-like. Female flowers appear in cone-like structures.
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Tree - spreading, later pendent, branches. Fibrous, peeling, red-brown bark. Dioecious (male and female plants are required to produce the plum-like fruit)
  • 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 - Endangered in the wild - These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction. - vulnerable
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Chile
  • 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 - - humus-rich
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical -
(10 years) 1.5m (5ft), eventually 5m-8m (15ft-25ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (15ft)
 

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