Member Price: $39.95
Member Price: $39.95
The Shrubby Yew Podocarpus (Podocarpus macrophyllus var. maki) is a versatile and attractive evergreen shrub known for its dense, dark green foliage and adaptability to various growing conditions. This low-maintenance plant is a popular choice among gardeners seeking to add year-round interest and structure to their landscape.
The Shrubby Yew Podocarpus is a slow-growing, compact evergreen shrub that typically reaches a height of 6 to 8 feet, although it can be easily pruned to maintain a smaller size. This plant is highly valued for its ability to adapt to a wide range of conditions, including various soil types, light levels, and moisture levels. The Shrubby Yew Podocarpus is also noted for its resistance to pests and diseases, ensuring a healthy and robust addition to your garden.
One of the most attractive features of the Shrubby Yew Podocarpus is its dense, dark green foliage. The plant has long, slender, and pointed leaves that create a soft, feathery appearance, adding texture and interest to the landscape. The evergreen nature of this shrub ensures that your garden remains vibrant and attractive throughout the year, even during the colder months when other plants may lose their leaves. The dense growth habit of the Shrubby Yew Podocarpus also makes it an excellent choice for hedges, privacy screens, or foundation plantings.
Although the Shrubby Yew Podocarpus is primarily grown for its foliage, it also produces small, inconspicuous flowers that eventually give way to interesting fruit. The fruit consists of fleshy, berry-like structures called arils, which are initially green but mature to a purplish-blue color. These fruits are not particularly showy, but they can add a subtle touch of color to the plant and serve as a food source for birds and other wildlife. It is important to note that the seeds within the arils are toxic to humans and pets if ingested, so caution should be exercised when planting this shrub in areas accessible to children and animals.
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