Acmopyle sahniana/Drautabua

Acmopyle sahniana / Acmopyle sahniana
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A close view of foliage

Leaves are leathery and flattened

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Scientific Name: Acmopyle sahniana
Common Name: Drautabua
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: High
Maintenance Level: Medium
Comments: An extremely rare tropical tree that can reach a heigth of about 40 feet, but is seldom more than 14 feet. A relative of the Japanese Yew. It must have warm and very humid conditions for growth. Less than 100 individual plants are know to exist. It is a conifer and very few seed are reproduced in cones.