Fern Pine, African Fern Pine
Podocarpaceae (Podocarpus Family)
Origin: East Africa
Evergreen, conifer tree, Moderate to fast growth rate, 60' in height,
equal spread. Round to oval, slightly droping in shape.
Simple leaf, alternate arrangement, linear shape. Entire margins,
sharp tips. 1 - 2" narrow, Juvenile leaves light green color.
Round succulent, drupe. Bluish -purple, 1/2" in size.
STEM / TRUNK:
Flaky, gray-brown platelets.
Full sun, partial shade.
Low water needs.
Seed or cuttings.
Accent, barrier, border, espalier, fences/walls, patio tree, right of
way, screen, shade, specimen, and windbreak.
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