Scientific Name: Podocarpus nivalis Form: Round, Mounded
Common Name:alpine totara, mountain totara Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PodocarpaceaeHabit: Spreading, Dense
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Australia / New Zealand Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Simple, Spiraled, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Linear, Oblong, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow Red
Fruit: Edible, Green, Red, Oct- Nov
Exposure: Full sun, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Mixed shrub border, Rock garden, Ground cover, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves linear-oblong, dense, spirally arranged, leathery, 7-15 mm long, 1-3 mm wide, tips pointed or rounded; fruit yew-like, red with green appendage.