Podocarpus grow and care – 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.
Podocarpus for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow 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 indoor 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
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants, Slow growing plants
Plant life-form: Evergreen, Perennial plant, Pinophyta Conifers, Shrub, Tree
Plant Uses: Bonsai, Ornamental plants, Shade tree
Requirements for watering the plant: Regularly water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental fruit, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Flower colors: Green flower, Pink flower, White flower