Podocarpus totara 'Aurea'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Evergreen shrub/tree, conifer, possibly 6 m (20 ft) high and 4 m (13 ft) wide in 10 years. Pyramidal growth habit. Leaves linear, pointed, 1-3 cm long and about 0.3 cm wide, color varies from light green (spring) to yellow (summer) to golden yellow (winter).
- Sun to light shade. Best color in full sun. Favors well-drained soil and is drought resistant when established. Responds well to trimming and can form a dense hedge.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (8) 9