Podocarpus totara, totara

Podocarpus totara, totara is the icon species for Hawke’s Bay; a magnificient tree found throughout the Bay. Plant it for long term bird food, for terrific shade, for giving plantings a real stature and substance. Also makes a tremendous hedge when planted close together and clipped lightly every six months or so.

Attracts: Icon for a Plant Hawke's Bay native plant that attracts birds