This tall pyramidal tree is covered with olive-green to bronze, needle-like leaves. New leaves are a fresh-green. Red-brown bark peels in long strips. Very tough tree tolerating dry and windy conditions. Easily trimmed as a screen or hedge. Excellent street tree. Podocarpus totara ‘Aurea’ and Podocarpus totara ‘Matapouri Blue’ are two interesting selections of totara we stock. Evergreen tree that grows at a moderate rate to reach 6m (H) x 4m (W) in 10 years.