Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Prostrata’

Spreading Japanese Plum Yew Waves of deep green needles accentuate the undulating, horizontal branches of the broad, spreading Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Prostrata’. In spring, beautiful lime-green growth sets the stage for clusters of prominent pollen cones that open on older wood. Plants prefer shade and they look great in groups beneath larger trees. When established, this […]

Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Hedgehog’

Hedgehog Japanese Plum Yew Long, deep green, glossy needles cover the low-growing, spreading Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Hedgehog,’ which is much denser than other spreading forms. Easily pruned to use as an alternative to Buxus for a low edging or border. The plant’s preference to partial shade and deer resistance make it particularly useful. Garden Size: 3’H […]

Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Gold Splash’

Gold Splash Japanese Plum Yew A golden splash of color lands in the garden with the planting of Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Gold Splash’. Large thick bright yellow needles fill the prostrate growing branches that cover the ground and fill the spaces around the blues, greens, and reds of other plant materials. Plant beneath larger trees where […]

Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Fastigiata’

Fastigiate Japanese Plum Yew Dark green, shiny needles radiate along the vertical branches of Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Fastigiata’. With age, the striking, upright conifer produces multiple leaders, taking on a vase-like shape. Plants prefer shade and they make dramatic, mid-size focal points, hedges, or clusters. They show good deer resistance too, and when established, tolerate drought and […]

Cephalotaxus (Plum Yew)

Commonly known as Japanese Plum Yew for fruit like an edible plum and appearance similar to large-leafed yews, Cephalotaxus harringtonia cultivars are small evergreen trees or large shrubs. Useful landscape plants in their own right, they also fill in well for yews (Taxus), because they tolerate shady conditions and resist foraging deer. Especially useful in […]