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  Podocarpus macrophyllus
  Family Name : Podocarpaceae

  Common Names : Buddhist Pine, Big-leaved Podocarp, Japanese Yew, Big-leaved Podocarpus

 
Buddhist Pine,Big-leaved Podocarp,Japanese Yew,Big-leaved Podocarpus
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Tree (Small (6m-15m))
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
      Mode of Nutrition :
      Autotrophic
      Plant Shape :
      Rounded
      Maximum Height :
      6 m to 12 m
      Maximum Plant Spread / Crown Width :
      3 m to 6 m
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Japan
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Small tree up to 12 m tall.
      Foliage: Narrow, linear leaves are 5-10 cm long.
      Fruits: Purple, fleshy fruits are oval to round (1.3-2.5 cm long).
      Cultivation :
      It grows best in full sun in slightly acidic, well-drained soils. It does not tolerate wet soils.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Dry Soils / Drought, Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils, Acidic (low pH) Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Hedge / Screening, Bonsai
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Alternate, Opposite, Whorled
      Foliar Shape(s) :
      Non-Palm Foliage (Linear)
      Foliar Venation :
      Parallel
      Foliar Margin :
      Entire
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      3.0 (Tree - Intermediate Canopy)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Yellow / Golden

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