Japanese Plum Yew
Cephalotaxus harringtonia var. drupacea
Full shade, Partial shade
Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||sef-uh-loh-TAKS-us har-ring-TOH-nee-uh droo-PAY-see-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||A large, slow-growing shrub 6 to 10 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Shade Loving, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)|
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