Microcachrys tetragona

Microcachrys tetragona

Family: Podocarpaceae

Conifer native to Tasmania where it forms shrubs with drooping branches, 30cm high and 1 to 2m wide. Bright dark green scales and many red rose fruits.

Only on order

Classification

Conifer

Leaf color

  • Green

Ground type

  • Acidic
  • Limestone
  • Neutral

Climate

Zone 8: from -12°C to -7°C

Interesting plant

  • In spring
  • In summer
  • In autumn
  • In winter

Sizes

20 to 50cm
1 to 2m

Flower color

  • Green

Exposure

  • Sunny

Use in the garden

  • Parterre
  • Rockery
  • Cold greenhouse

Notable interests:

  • Evergreen
  • Fruit
  • Spreading port, ground cover