Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Maki' 4
Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Maki' 4

Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Maki'
(Podocarpus)
(Yew Podocarpus)
(Japanese Yew)
USDA Zone: 8 - 11
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Origin: Japan
Type: Evergreen Shrubs

Typical Height: 8’-10’
(2.4  – 3.0mts)
Typical Spread: 3’-4’
(0.9 – 1.2mts)

Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Medium
Wind Tolerance: High
Foliage Color: Green       
Flower Color: N/A
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: N/A
Light Needs: Medium; High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: None
Family: Podocarpaceae
Propagation: Seeds, Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple, Linear
Texture: Fine
Environmental Issues: None

Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (2’-3’OA)
7G (3’-4’OA)
15G (4’-5’OA)
25G (5'-6'OA)
45G (6'-7'OA)

Typical planting distance:
3’ O.C.
(0.9mts)

Common Uses: Espalier; Formal Hedge; Buffer;
Category: Large Shrubs

Notes: Maki is smaller, more shrubby, and has shorter leaves than the species.

+ In this Photo:
Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Maki'
(Podocarpus)
8' Height Hedge

All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
January 2015
Orlando
Florida USA

Sources:
Betrock’s
Reference Guide to
Florida Landscape Plants

Landscape Plants for South Florida
A manual for gardeners, landscapers and homeowners.

The Landscape Manual
Prepared by the Miami-Dade
County
Department of
Planning and Zoning

Betrock’s
Plant Finder

Internet Sources:
http://magnoliagardensnursery.com/plants/podocarpus-macrophyllus-maki-shrubby-japanese-yew/

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a165

http://www.floridata.com/ref/p/podo_m.cfm