This unique podocarpus is new to Florida’s market. Striking contrast between newest emerging foliage (light green) and older foliage (dark green). Long recurved leaves provide an interesting, weeping appearance.
Canopy Spread: May be seared to maintain desired canopy spread or allowed to grow more broadly
Upright growing habit
Prefers full sun, but will do well in partial shade
Prefers well drained soil
Drought tolerant after establishment
Cold Hardy to Zone 8b
Beautiful tree that can be used for a variety of applications in the landscape. Some will choose to use this for screening otherwise, it provides an unusual free standing specimen. The ‘Henkelii ‘ is new to Florida but is well proven in other temperate zones of the US.