SelecTree: Tree Detail

Long Leafed YELLOWWOOD
Podocarpus henkelii

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Photo Locations: Balboa Park - San Diego, CA, San Marcos Growers - Santa Barbara, CA and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Drooping dark green foliage. Branches droop but resist breakage. Needs regular watering.

Native to South Africa.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Podocarpaceae

Tree Characteristics

Conical Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 25 - 35 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Lanceolate, Dark Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. . Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.

Green Cone.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 8, 9 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 11.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen or Buffer Strip.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Podocarpus henkelii Tree Record." 1995-2019. Dec 15, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/podocarpus-henkelii >

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