Experiencing the aromas of the Plum Pine fruits freshly picked

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Plum Pine

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Podocarpus bein used as a hedge in Kinasakionsen in Japan

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Plump plum pine fruits for eating.

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Plum Pine Growing in Mount Tamborine Botanical Gardens

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A Plum Pine mature tree growing in the Mount Tamborine Botanical Gardens

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Plum Pine

Podocarpus elatus
Attractive rainforest pine that bears seeds on swollen edible stalks - which is the 'plum'. The seeds get darker the riper they are. The purple 'fruit' are grape-like with a sweet, juicy, soft jelly-like pulp with a subtle plum flavour. The slightly resin... Read More
Other Names: Illawarra plum pine, Brown Pine

$12.90 ($4.90-$49.00 choose a size)

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Specifications of Plum Pine

Preferred Climate SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 3 Plants (Male and Female)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years

Sun or Shade Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months March, April, May, June, July

Fertiliser Compost

Plant Width 2-4m

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Plum Pine Reviews & Tips

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Mark
★★★★★ 1y ago

BROKE, NSW

Plum Pine

Looks great and healthy

matt
★★★★★ 1y ago

LAKE CATHIE, NSW

Plum Pine

These trees have great form being quite slender and I love the foliage with its dark slender lancelate leaves and contrasting new growth. I am using it a a screening hedge.

Dit
9y ago

Cooloola Cove, QLD, Australia

Plum Pine

Our Brown Pine about 12 years old and is a beautiful 15 metre high tree. Drops fruit in April. Yum!

Grayleen Taylor
11y ago

Gin Gin, QLD, Australia

Plum pine or Brown Pine

Put in 3 plum pines as wind/shade break for the future, about 6 months ago, need regular water (at least weekly) for first 6 months to establish, will thank you for a mulch. Trees were approx 30cm when planted, 6 months later they have topped 5'.

John Melenhorst
12y ago

Grafton, NSW, Australia

Plum pine or Brown Pine

I have a tree and i have little plants growing and lots of fruit wish i knew earlyer i would have made some jam ,if any one would like a seedling they are going free

Joe A Friend
13y ago

Lismore, NSW

Plum pine or Brown Pine

If, as some inner Sydney city councils did 2 years ago, heavy/very thick mulching with woodchips, pref. from Acacias etc, plus lime, growers can obtain hundreds of kilos of fresh,large 'plums' off the mature trees

Tabs
14y ago

PEAKHURST, NSW

Need male and female trees and only have one.  Not a plant readily pruned because of the way it grows.  Anybody want it?

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Farsideb
★★★ 14y ago

Como, NSW, Australia

Growing in an old wine barrel, very little maintenance very easy to grow

Tuten
14y ago

Clear Mountain, QLD, Australia

This plant was sold as a Christmas Tree in our local community nursery, has grown well considering it was in a pot for so long before I put it into the ground.  I love the glossy leaves.

eataust1
★★★ 14y ago

Lower Boro, NSW, Australia

May have required more TLC after the first few months.  Not completely dead yet but not doing too well.  Will try to resurrect.  No fault to Daley's.

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