Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Maki'

Southern Yew, Buddhist Pine, Chinese Podocarpus, Chinese Yew Pine, Japanese Yew

Family: Podocarpaceae Podocarpus

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 8B - 10A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, espalier, hedge, screen, standard, superior hedge, specimen
Height 20' to 35' / 6.00m to 10.60m
Spread 10' to 18' / 3.00m to 5.40m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Purple, red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Columnar, oval, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive