Vascular – Exotic
Trees & Shrubs - Gymnosperms
An erect tree, easily recognised when young for its pyramidal shape and long drooping leaves. Reputed to grow to 30 m .
Easily distinguished from other African yellowwoods by its long drooping leaves.
Dioecious. Fruit drupe-like, spherical, to 20 mm diameter, green with bluish bloom
Seed or cuttings
Reason for introduction
podocarpus: Foot or stalk fruit
First seedling establishment in the wild recorded near Whanganui, March 2020