Commonly known as Willow podocarp

(Syn. chilensis) - long, shiny, dark green leaves, an excellent background foliage for flower arrangements
Further Reading....
  • 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


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  • 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.
    Pests & Diseases
    Place of origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • 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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