SelecTree: Tree Detail
Long Leafed YELLOWWOOD
Photo Locations: Balboa Park - San Diego, CA, San Marcos Growers - Santa Barbara, CA and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
General NotesDrooping dark green foliage. Branches droop but resist breakage. Needs regular watering.
Native to South Africa.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
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.
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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