Japanese Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia

SKU
03522
Wide ranging adaptability makes this evergreen shrub a real problem solver in most landscapes. Upright, broad growth habit with dense, finely textured foliage creates a superb accent, natural hedge or privacy screen. Thrives in sun to shade, and tolerant of heat and drought. Deer resistant.
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6-9

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Filtered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationsef-uh-loh-TAKS-us har-ring-TOH-nee-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing 5-10 ft. tall, 5-14 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInsignificant
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseHedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Shade Loving, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. 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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