Podocarpus macrophyllus var. maki

(Podocarpus)


$89.99


Hardiness Zones:

 10a  10b  11  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

Large evergreen shrub with deep green needles. ‘Maki’ is a dwarf variety of the species Podocarpus that can reach up to 35 feet all. This shrub makes an excellent shade garden screen or accent plant. Often requires pruning to keep foliage tidy.

Description

P. macrophyllus var. maki is a slower-growing version of the species (plants typically attain a height of no more than 6-8? in 10 years) with shorter needles (to 3? long) and a narrow, dense, upright habit. Winter hardy to USDA Zone 7 where it is best grown in rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Tolerant of shade. Intolerant of wet soils.

Additional information

Common Name

Podocarpus

Botanical Name

Podocarpus macrophyllus var. maki

Container/Amount

15 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

10a, 10b, 11, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Shade, Sun

Height

8 to 10 ft.

Width

to 5 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Low

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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