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Podocarpus cultivar (variegated)


Podocarpus cultivar (variegated)

Family Name: Podocarpaceae


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet Type
Infraspecific Epithet

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Shrub

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Shrub with erect, bushy stems.
Foliage Narrow, linear leaves are cream and green variegated. They are spirally arranged and closely spaced along the stems. Young foliage are either solid cream or mostly cream with thin slivers of green in the middle.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Landscape Uses Container Planting
Thematic Landscaping Golden Garden

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water
Rootzone Tolerance Well-Drained Soils
Propagation Method Stem Cutting


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Cream / Off-White, Green
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate
Foliar Arrangement Along Stem Spiral
Foliar Shape(s) Non-Palm Foliage (Linear)
Foliar Margin Entire
Foliar Apex - Tip Acute

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality Unisexual Flowers

Image Repository



Master ID 32235
Species ID 6643
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.