Buddhist Pine, Japanese Yew
Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Maki'

Family: Podocarpaceae
Genus: Podocarpus (pod-oh-KAR-pus) (Info)
Species: macrophyllus (mak-roh-FIL-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Maki

Category:

Conifers

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From hardwood cuttings

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing

Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

Regional

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Benton, Arkansas

Brentwood, California

Martinez, California

Merced, California

Bartow, Florida

Fort Pierce, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

Loxahatchee, Florida

Blackshear, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia

Burleson, Texas

Conroe, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Tyler, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.