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Fern Pine Standard Trunk

Podocarpus gracilior Std
Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Trees & Shrubs Size Chart

Evergreen tree or shrub has narrow leaves that emerge shiny dark green, maturing to blue-gray. Utilize upright, rounded habit for a container plant, espalier, screen, accent or windbreak. 

*Monrovia priced higher.

Plant with Lily of the Nile 'Peter Pan'


  • Landscape Size: 40'-50' tall, 25' wide
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 8, 9, 13-24
  • Growth Habit: Upright, Rounded
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attributes: Deer Resistant, Evergreen

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Stake young plants until sturdy trunk forms. Prune in winter to maintain desired shape. Feed in spring with a tree and shrub fertilizer before new growth appears. 



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