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  • PODOCARPUS elatus (Plum or Brown Pine)
  • PODOCARPUS elatus (Plum or Brown Pine)

PODOCARPUS elatus (Plum or Brown Pine)

A medium evergreen native tree (8-12 metres) with a conical form and attractive dark green narrow leaves which are light green when they flush, bears purple edible berries. It is well known for its environmental adaptability and is excellent in tough conditions.

HEIGHT AND SHAPE AT MATURITY
Medium tree: 8-12 metres
Conical shape

SPECIAL USES
As a specimen
As a shade Tree
As a windbreak
As a screen
Along roadside
Resistant to coastal exposure
Has non-invasive roots

CONDITIONS
Suitable in full sun
Suitable in most soils
Needs well drained soil
Is tolerant of moderate frost
Is tolerant of tropical heat