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Yew Pine
Scientific Name: Podocarpus macrophyllus (Thunb.) Sweet
Family: Podocarpaceae
Yew Pine (Podocarpus  macrophyllus) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-9,11-28,31
USDA: 7-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 5F (-15C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: China, Japan

Growth Habits: Evergreen tree, 15 to 30 feet tall (4.5-9 m), 8 feet spread (2.4 m); flat, narrow leaves, up to 3 inches long (7.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water to regular water

Propagation: Cuttings

Good for hedges, or as a container plant.

Blooming Habits:
Dioecious. Male and female flowers, in summer, are greenish and inconspicuous.

Fruiting Habits:
Edible drupe, 0.5 inch long (12 mm).

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