Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Prostrata’

(Japanese Plum Yew, Prostrate)


$39.99


Hardiness Zones:

 6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

‘Prostrata’ is the lowest growing form of Japanese plum yew. It has a slightly longer needle than other C. harringtonia cultivars which gves it a "ferny appearance when planted in shady locations. This yew is nearly a groundcover.

Description

Best grown in moist, well-drained soils in shady areas of the landscape. Tolerates shady conditions better than most needled evergreens. Tolerates full sun in cool summers, but prefers part shade conditions in areas with hot summers. Plants have good heat tolerance. Established plants tolerate some drought. Plants are not reliably winter hardy throughout USDA Zone 5 where they should be planted in protected locations.

Additional information

Common Name

Japanese Plum Yew, Prostrate

Botanical Name

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata'

Container/Amount

3 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Shade, Sun

Height

to 3 ft.

Width

to 8 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Low

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

dark green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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