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Upright Japanese Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata'

SKU
01738
Ideally suited for Southern gardens, this cultivar was selected for its carefree, vertical growth habit. Exceptional, dense, finely textured, shiny, dark green foliage is deer resistant. A splendid foundation plant or landscape specimen that is both heat and shade tolerant. Use to create a bold statement in formal groupings. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationsef-uh-loh-TAKS-us har-ring-TOH-nee-uh fas-tih-jee-AY-tuh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly forms a broad, upright shrub 10 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseWindbreak
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Azalea (Azalea); Magnolia (Magnolia); Peony (Paeonia); Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa)

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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