Spreading Japanese Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata'

SKU
02883
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.
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6 - 9

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Botanical Pronunciationsef-uh-loh-TAKS-us har-ring-TOH-nee-uh prost-RAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Shade Loving, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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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