Yellow-Wood, Podocarpus
Podocarpus elongatus 'Monmal'

Family: Podocarpaceae
Genus: Podocarpus (pod-oh-KAR-pus) (Info)
Species: elongatus (ee-long-GAH-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Monmal
Additional cultivar information:(aka Icee Blue)

Category:

Trees

Conifers

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Silver/Gray

Blue-Green

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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San Jose, California

Lecanto, Florida

Albany, Georgia

Galveston, Texas

Richmond, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 15, 2014, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Its blue foliage is really outstanding, esp. in early Spring, when new foliage emerges. Later on it changes to a dark green. I have two planted in full sun, and it requires slightly more water than the one that gets about 5-6 hrs sun. Moderate grower.