Fern Pine (Podocarpus Gracilior)

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Podocarpus can be used as a tree, but is widely used as a taller screening hedge. Foliage is drapy and fern-like.  New growth is brighter green than old growth and makes a nice contrast.  Fern Pine softens up large expansive walls or screens off property lines for privacy.  Plant approximately 3' apart for use as a hedge.  Tolerates drought, deer, disease, seaside. Blooms are inconspicuous and foliage is dense making a nice green backdrop to any garden.   Specs on the Dat Sheet are given in mature tree form.  Can be keept much smaller and tighter if used as a hedge/screen.  Provide regular water when establishing.  Native to Northeast Africa.  5-gallon sizes come approximately 2.5 feet tall.  15 gallons come approximately 5 feet tall by 16 inches wide. 24" box size and up varies. Please call or email for specs.  USDA Zone: 9-11

Foliage:

Evergreen

Sunlight:

Sun or Part Shade

Mature Height:

22-25'

Mature Width:

11-15'

Water needs:

Moderate

Bloom Season:

N/A