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Willowleaf Podocarpus

Podocarpus salignus

Also known as

Willow Podocarp, Mañ, Io

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

8m

8m

Min

4m

50 years to reach maturity

Willowleaf Podocarpus Overview

This conifer produces willow-like leaves they are glossy blue-green and about 15cm long. It is bushy with a columnar crown, the trunk produces orange-brown bark.

How to propagate Willowleaf Podocarpus

Seed

Propagate by seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

Cuttings

Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Willowleaf Podocarpus

Specimen