Do you recognise these podocarp seedlings?

podocarp seedlings mixup

Podocarps are conifers that reproduce by bearing cones and fruit.

The nursery is in full production with podocarp seedlings at various stages of development. These have all been sourced locally from seed or young seedlings that have been subsequently potted on.

See if you can match the correct name to the right seedling in the quiz below…. it’s tricky!

You can also scroll to the very bottom of the page if you just want to know the answers or if the quiz doesn’t load…

Article Source: Gil Roper FOTBR Newsletter June 2022

Answers – Podocarp seedlings

1. Mataī (Prumnopitys taxifolia)

2. Tōtara (Podocarpus totara)

3. Kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides)

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