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Podocarpus alpinus 'Red Tip'

Red Tip Tasmanian Podocarp
Zone: 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11
Exposure: Part Sun
Plant Category: Conifers
Height: Maximum 1 feet
Width: Maximum 3 inches
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A very hardy podocarp selection from New Zealand, a dwarf conifer with needle foliage that emerges burnished red in spring and matures to dark, blue-green. Grows slowly to only 1' tall, spreading to 3' wide with an arching habit. Inconspicuous flowers produce red berries. Lean soil and regular summer water in full to part sun. Cold hardy to USDA Zone 7.
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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:20 PM

DWARF. A low spreading plant more green than blue foliage and red new growth in spring. It will grow 4-6 inches a year to about 1' high and 3' wide in 10 years. Nice for a different texture in the garden.


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:20 PM

The showy! new growth of this upright 4' x 2-3' evergreen shrub is a very noticeable red against the deep green of older needles. Sun-PSh/Med


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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Youngblood Nursery Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-390-8619 Container: 2