Blue Gem Alpine Plum Yew
Podocarpus alpinus 'Blue Gem'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||poh-doh-KAR-pus al-PY-nus|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 1 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly or more often in extreme heat.|
Prefers well-draining soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, periodic summer water is advised where drought is a threat. Feed with a general fertilizer before spring growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 10