Duke Gardens Japanese Plum Yew
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Duke Gardens'
Pronunciation: sef-uh-loh-TAKS-us har-ring-TOH-nee-uh
|Description||A graceful, finely textured evergreen shrub with a spreading, mounded habit. The dense, glossy, needle-like, foliage emerges bright green, then matures to a dark green and retains its color year-round. Its compact size is ideal for small gardens, low hedges, or borders and can easily be pruned to maintain a smaller size.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)|
|Care||Thrives in well-drained soils, with morning sun and afternoon shade. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers regular moisture but tolerates brief drought. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.