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Podocarpus alpinus = Podocarpus lawrencei

 

Podocarpus elongata ICEE BLUE 'Monmal' (11/03)

ht: 15-25 ft. tall x 10-12 ft. wide (estimate)
ha: pyramidal, dense
lc:  blue-gray to blue-green - more glaucous than species typical
ch: USDA 9
in, so: Monrovia Nursery (online catalog 2003)

Podocarpus henkellii


JC Raulston Arboretum. Summer 2003. A surprisingly broadleaved conifer for use in USDA zone 7b.

 

Podocarpus lawrencei (P. alpinus)

ns: the popular spellings P. lawrencii and P. lawrenceii are incorrect.

Podocarpus lawrencei 'Blue Gem'


JC Raulston Arboretum. Summer 2002. Click image to enlarge

ht: 1.0m
ha: semi-dwarf
lc: rich blue-green to blue
photo, wholesale source:
Esveld

Podocarpus lawrencei 'County Park Fire' (3/01)

ht: 50cm in 10 years
lc: new growth bright salmon pink
afc: reddish-brown tints in cold weather in fall and winter
source:
Golden Acres Nursery

Podocarpus lawrencei 'Purple King'

ht: 1.5m tall x 2m wide in 10 years
ha: low-spreading, mounded, more vigorous and open than species typical
lc: foliage brownish-purple in winter, very showy. New growth light tan.
or: New Zealand c. 1990
so:
Plant Delights
so:
Forest Farm

Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Albovariegatus' = 'Argenteus'

 

Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Angustifolius'

ll: 7-13mm
lw: 6-8mm - narrower than var. macrophyllus at 9-11mm - similar to var. maki however
or: Dr. Maximowicz received from Japan and sent to St. Petersburg Bot. Gard. 1864

Podocarpus macrophyllus var. appressus

ll: 2.0cm long - much shorter
lw: 1.5-2.0mm wide - very narrow
la: acute apex
lt: stiff, erect leaf

Podocarpus macrophyllus var. maki 'Argenteus' ('Albovariegatus')

lc: stripped and mottled silvery white
or: introduced by Robert Fortune in 1861 to Veitch Nurseries UK (from Japan?)
ns: we follow Dr. Yokoi and Y. Hirose in assigning this cultivar to var. maki.

Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Aureus'

ll: larger than species typical
lw: wider than species typical
lc: yellow variegated
or: sent by Dr. von Siebold to Leiden in 1845 (from Japan?)

Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Aureovariegatus' = 'Aureus'

 

Podocarpus macrophyllus var. chingii

ht: 8m
ha: columnar with densely clustered foliage
bk: more fibrous, brown (species more grey, furrowed)
tw: green
ls: linear-obling to narrowly spatulate
la: acute to obtuse
lc: midrib very conspicuous above
geo: known from Chenkiang China.

Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Compactus' = 'Hillier's Compact'

 

Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Hillier's Compact' ('Compactus')

ht: 1.2m (Hillier Arboretum)
ha: slow, shrubby
ll: 6-8cm
lw: 6-9mm wide
lc: midrib conspicuous on both sides
or: Hillier Nur. since before 1964

Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Luteovariegatus' = 'Aureus'

 

Podocarpus macrophyllus var. maki

ha: semi-dwarf, forming a shrub to small tree. Looks like Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata' in time.
ls: more linear-lanceolate
la: distinctly cuspidate to acuminate
ll: 4-7cm
lw: 5-7mm - much narrower
lt: thicker, more leathery blade
or: sent my Teysmann to Dr. von Siebold in Leiden in 1830 from Japan. The plant was
or: very common then in Japanese gardens.
lu: very popular alternative to the species which forms a large, less manageable 15m
lu: tree. This is widely seen in California today.

Podocarpus macrophyllus var. maki 'Tetragonus'

lc: white striped
li: Yokoi, M. and Y. Hirose. 1978. Variegated Plants. Seibundo Shinkosha Pub.

Podocarpus nivalis 'Birch View' (4/01)

wholesale source: Esveld

Podocarpus nivalis 'Bronze'

ht: 50cm tall x 1.5m wide in 10 years
ha: dwarf, slow, flattened shape
lc: bronze-green in summer becoming very bronze in winter
source:
Cedar Lodge Nursery

Podocarpus nivalis 'Erecta'

ht: 60cm tall x 1.1m wide in 10 years
ha: erect when young. More mounded in shade per Cedar Lodge Nursery
lc: green
or: found at Cockayne NZ
ns: this name may not be published before 1959 - in which case it must be renamed
source:
Cedar Lodge Nursery

Podocarpus nivalis 'Jacks Pass' (4/01)

ht: 1m tall x 1.3m wide in 10 years
ha: dense
lc: green
or: New Zealand from a place of this name.
wholesale source:
Esveld
source:
Cedar Lodge Nursery

Podocarpus nivalis 'Kralingen

frc: red showy cones
photo, wholesale source:
Esveld

Podocarpus nivalis 'Rockery Gem

ht: 1.25m
ha: semi-dwarf, forming a spreading mound
wholesale source:
Esveld

Podocarpus nivalis 'Trompenburg'

photo, wholesale source: Esveld

Podocarpus totara 'Albany Gold' (4/01)

lc: brighter gold in winter than 'Aureus'
source:
Cedar Lodge Nursery

Podocarpus totara 'Aureus'

ht: 3.5m tall x 3.5m wide in 10 years. Many plants however are 2-3x taller than wide.
ha: upright, often more narrow than species typical.
gr: slower than species typical
lc: light green becoming yellow in summer and winter
lu: this has been a popular favorite in New Zealand since about 1955.
source:
Cedar Lodge Nursery

Podocarpus totara 'Pendula'

ht: 3.5m tall x 4m wide in 10 years
ha: weeping, wide-spreading with age, having no central leader
lc: greenish-yellow
source:
Cedar Lodge Nursery

Podocarpus totara 'Pouakani' (4/01)

lc: blue
or: from a notable large tree in Pureora Forest, New Zealand
source:
Cedar Lodge Nursery