yps777
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My new bonsai. Is this a Podocarpus?

Is this a Podocarpus?(does it have a common name) :?
[img]https://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x186/yulyiaa/P1010418.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x186/yulyiaa/P1010419.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x186/yulyiaa/P1010421.jpg[/img]

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yps777,

Sorry, this is not a species I am familiar with. A quick Google search turned this up though.
https://www.floridata.com/ref/P/podo_m.cfm

Perhaps someone else has more info.

Norm

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thanks for help.I will keep searching and reading about my 4 bonsai's. :D

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yps777,
thanks for help.I will keep searching and reading about my 4 bonsai's.
:D :D :D

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Looks more like Rosemary. Rub the leaves between your fingers. If you pick up a pungent herbal scent, it's most likely Rosemary.

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Nope, no pungent herbal scent, but thanks anyway :D .

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Hmm... anyone else have suggestions? I mean, Podacarpus leaves appear to be far more broad than this tree is showing, at least the Podocarpus I'm used to seeing. Are there finer leaved species or varieties? My next guess would have been some time of "sage", but as well, you'd pick up the scent on your fingers. Have you done any pruning?

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Nope i didn't do any pruning but i think the previous owner tried to do some pruning but instead he cutted the leaves badly.From my research it seems that it is a podocarpus (Podocarpus macrophyllus).

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Most trees related to pines and such have a "piney" smell when cut. This is why I asked.

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