Spreading Japanese Plum Yew
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata'
Pronunciation: sef-uh-loh-TAKS-us har-ring-TOH-nee-uh prost-RAY-tuh
|Description||An attractive and versatile, problem-solving evergreen shrub with long, dark green needles that make it very useful for foundation or mass plantings. Tolerant of shade, heat, and drought. Excellent for filling under tree canopies and areas shaded by tall buildings. Works well as a low hedge plant.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slowly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|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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