This plant may be available to buy
Click the banana to see


Tropical Hedges

Podocarpus hedge layout

click pic to enlarge

Zone 9-10

Hedges are very popular as privacy fences

click pics to enlarge

Above is the classic look of a ficus hedge homeowners think of; neat, compact, fully-leaved, clean-looking.

In a few years, without diligent pruning and trimming, this hedge will get out of hand and look like this.

In time, your ficus will get out of hand, like this...

Worse yet, each individual plant in a hedge row actually wants to grown up to be a tree. And, oh the ROOTS

Read this before you buy plants - Here is our article on hedges for the tropics