Japanese Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia var. drupacea

SKU
03521
A fine selection with long, rich green foliage, a dense and bushy habit, and slightly drooping branches. A wonderful evergreen accent, natural hedge, mass planting, or privacy screen.
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6 - 9

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Botanical Pronunciationsef-uh-loh-TAKS-us har-ring-TOH-nee-uh droo-PAY-see-uh
Average Size at MaturityA large, slow-growing shrub 6 to 10 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseHedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen
Light NeedsFull shade, Partial shade
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Shade Loving, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance.

Provide well-drained soil. Water regularly the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Best with regular moisture but tolerates brief drought, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9

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