Podocarpus totara ‘Matapouri Blue’



  • A stunning selection of the NZ native totara with blue to smoky grey foliage.
  • Slow growing which trims well to a dense form and can be kept small.
  • Left untrimmed has an upright pyramidal habit
  • Needs to be in full sun to retain colour.


  • Toparies as well as standards Trims well into a tight hedge for wind and visual protection.
  • Untrimmed makes a great specimen tree.

Growing Conditions

  • Very wind and frost hardy.
  • Grows in dry to very moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to part shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 2.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 4.0m 2.0m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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