Category: Shrub - Evergreen
Zones: 7 to 10
Size: Can spread as much as 8' and grow up to 3' tall
Growth Rate: Slow
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
One of the hardiest species of Podocarpus. Low, spreading, mounded form. Olive green, small, narrow leaves on densely compact stems. Grows up to 4" per year. Tolerates most soils except wet. Drought tolerant once established.
'Jack's Pass' - more upright, dense form, from Jack's Pass near Molesworth Station, NZ.
Published in Icon. Pl. 6: t. 582 in 1843.
Native to New Zealand mountain slopes.