Podocarpus l. 'Blue Gem' #1
Podocarpus lawrencei 'Blue Gem' is a coniferous shrub that has thick, blunt foliage creating a yew like look. Spring growth emerges purplish, producing lush, red "mountain plums" rather than cones. The needles then mature to a green with a blush cast color that holds through winter. The arched branches create a rounded, spreading form, but can be sheared to any shape. Not made for our climate but a great Bonsai specimen!!
- Light: full sun to part shade
- Soil: well drained, regular garden soil
- Height at maturity: 4'
- Width at maturity: 6'
- Growth habit: globe
- Growth rate: 3 - 6" per year
- Zones: 8 - 11
Images are used for general reference only. The size, shape and leaf color of each plant will vary.
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