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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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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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 HabitNarrow
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseMass Planting, Specimen, Windbreak, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, 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.
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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