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A picture of a Alpine totara

Alpine totara

Podocarpus 'County Park Fire'

Also known as

Podocarp, Yellow wood

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

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Alpine totara Overview

There are about 100 species in this genus, they are moderately fast-growing evergreen conifers which vary in size. The leaves are flat and usually narrow. Like most conifers they produce woody cones.

How to propagate Alpine totara

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 Alpine totara

Suitable for coastal conditions.