Nageia nagi/Asian Bayberry

Nageia nagi / Nageia nagi
Crisp draping evergreen foliage
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Crisp draping evergreen foliage

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Scientific Name: Nageia nagi
Common Name: Asian Bayberry
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Peviously known as Podocarpus nagi. Has grown in zone 8 for over 40 years without serious damage by cold. Plants are dioecious, but have never seen it in flower or fruit. Has a moderate, slow rate of growth. Has leathery, broad, dark green leaves on stiff branches. It works well when used as as a screen, hedge or strong accent plant. Provide some protection in zone 8.