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Pink Tip Podocarpus

Podocarpus nivalis 'Pink Tip'

SKU
03705
This upright evergreen conifer has dark green needles with pink new growth. Its leathery leaves are close-set and spirally arranged. It is a particularly hardy, low growing and almost prostrate groundcover. Heat tolerant, and thrives in sun to shade. Wonderful as a filler for growing over walls and banks or in a large rock garden.
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7-10

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Best with regular watering. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

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Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitMounding, Spreading
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular watering. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

Adaptable to most soils and situations. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Performs best with regular water, but tolerates some drought. Feed with a general fertilizer before spring growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-10

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