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PlantFiles: Yellow-Wood, Podocarpus
Podocarpus elongatus 'Monmal'

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

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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:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive vossner 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.

Regional...

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

,
San Jose, California
Black Diamond, Florida
Albany, Georgia
Galveston, Texas
Pecan Grove, Texas



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