Podocarpus growing shrub or tree of the genus Podocarpus also known as Plum pine, Podocarpus perennial evergreen pinophyta used as ornamental hedge plant or as bonsai, can grow in subtropics, temperate, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10.
Leaves color green in linear shape can be 2-3 cm or 4-10 cm the long leaves tending to weep
Flower color can be: green, white or pink, the plant dioecious the male flowers grow in like “ice pop shape” and the female in a cone.
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Requirements for Podocarpus growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant?
Shrub 2-4 m (80-160 inches) as a tree 4-20m (12-60 feet)
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Green, white or pink, the plant dioecious the male flowers grow in like “ice pop shape” and the female in a cone