Podocarpus





Podocarpus alpinus 'Blue Gem'

A hardy small shrub with arching branches. Dark blue "yew"-like foliage. A native of Tasmania. Will grow in sun or shade. Responds very well to trimming. looks great cascading over a pond edge. Evergreen.

Height: 5 ft.
Width: 3-4 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Blooms: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 6





Podocarpus alpinus 'Red Tip'

Lovely dwarf conifer with dark blue-green foliage. New growth is dark purple-red. Low, spreading habit. Evergreen.

Height: 3 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Blooms: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 7





Podocarpus nivalis 'Country Park Fire'

Podocarpus 'Country Park Fire' is an interesting conifer with an irregular and explosive shape. The pretty creamy salmon pink new growth turns a rusty red colour in winter. It is ideal for borders and rock gardens. This is a female conifer and will produce fruits with fleshy red receptacles if a suitable pollinator is near.

Height: 2 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Blooms: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 7





Podocarpus nivalis 'Kilworth Cream'

A compact dwarf shrub with a creamy-white hue all year but especially in winter. New growth is pinkish in spring.

Height: 2 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Blooms: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 7





Podocarpus totara 'Aurea'

An attractive rich, golden yellow foliaged New Zealand native tree. Excellent as a specimen or in group plantings. Keep compact by trimming for hedging. Hardy to wind and cold. Evergreen.

Height: 8-10 ft.
Width: 6-8 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Blooms: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 8





Podocarpus x 'Chocolate Box'

A different Podocarpus with glossy dark brown foliage in fall to winter. Rich green the rest of the year. Cascading stems that arch and drape. Great for a winter container.

Height: 3 ft.
Width: 3 ft.
Water: Water regularly until well established
Blooms: Full sun to Partial Shade
Hardiness: Zone 7