Big-sized evergreen, with slim, light green leaves; at summer end can bear greenish blue and red berries hanging in pairs. Mighty, dark brown trunk.
Can be grown in mild climate areas, where temperatures never drop below -15°C; suitable for any soil type, as long as well-drained. Fertilize moderately with slow release fertilizers. Two preventive insecticide treatments with white oil are recommended in winter as well as two large spectrum insecticide treatments in summer.
From summer until October, using sharpened hedge clippers.
Inu makiBuddhist pine - Podocarpus macrophyllus
They are believed to provide happiness and good luck as well as to protect the house from all kinds of disasters.