Fern Pine

Podocarpus Gracilior

Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior
Fern Pine  - Podocarpus Gracilior

Fern Pine

Podocarpus Gracilior

  • Podocarpus can be used as a tree, but is widely used as a taller screening hedge. Foliage is drapy and fern-like.  New growth is brighter green than old growth and makes a nice contrast.  Fern Pine softens up large expansive walls or screens off property lines for privacy.  Plant approximately 3' apart for use as a hedge.  Tolerates drought, deer, disease, seaside. Blooms are inconspicuous and foliage is dense making a nice green backdrop to any garden.   Specs on the Dat Sheet are given in mature tree form.  Can be kepts much smaller and tighter if used as a hedge/screen.  Provide regular water when establishing.  Native to Northeast Africa.  5 gallon sizes come approximately 2.5 feet tall.  15 gallons come approximately 5 feet tall by 16 inches wide. 24" box size and up varies. Please call or email for specs.  USDA Zone: 9-11

 

Note:  5 gallon sizes may range from 2.5 to 3.5 feet tall.  15 gallon sizes may range from 4.5 to 5' by 14" wide.  24 inch boxes may come approximately 7 to 8' tall by 20" wide. The growth between a 15 gallon and 24" box is approximately 3 years. Note that a 25 gallon tub may be substituted for a 24" wood box In some cases. 

These are averages.  Please inquire if you desire a more specific current height spec.  


Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Sun Or Part Shade

Water Needs: Moderate

Bloom Season: Na

Mature Height: 22-25'

Mature Width: 11-15'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Woodland Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, Seacoast Tolerant, Tropical Garden, Zen Garden, English & Cottage Garden, Hedge Plants


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

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