Podocarpus lawrencei 'Purple King'
Mountain Plum Pine
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Item #: 1915
Zones: 7a to 9b
Height: 18" tall
Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
(syn: P. alpinus 'Purple King') This vigorous 1990 New Zealand selection of the easy-to-grow Australian mountain native, makes a low-spreading mound similar to a groundcover juniper. The thick needles turn a beautiful chocolate purple in the winter months. In 10 years, expect a shrub to 18" tall x 6' wide.