Podocarpus elongatus

A magnificent evergreen tree
AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 5m x 3m
FRUITING TIME:   J F M A M J J A S O N D

A small evergreen tree or shrub with a grey bark which peels in longitudinal strips. The grey-green leaves are crowded towards the ends of the branchlets. It bears male and female cones, with the female cones red.

NATURAL HABITAT & DISTRIBUTION:
Favours sandy soils along rivers and streams in the Western Cape. Sometimes seen on mountainsides.

GARDEN THEMES:
Country, forest, formal, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
This is a protected tree in South Africa and the smallest yellowwood of the region. It prefers sandy soil.

FOLIAGE:
BARK:
FRUIT:
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