Taxus cuspidata ‘Nana Aurescens’

Golden Dwarf Japanese Yew New growth on Taxus cuspidata ‘Nana Aurescens’ bursts on the scene like a splash of brilliant goldenrod. Since second-year foliage goes dark green, each year’s new growth makes another dramatic splash of color when it emerges. The shade tolerant, adaptable, colorful conifer has a wider-than-tall, spreading habit. Garden Size: 2’H x 8’W […]

Taxus cuspidata ‘Dwarf Bright Gold’

Dwarf Bright Gold Japanese Yew Each soft yellow needle has a bright green striation along its length, which produces a great color combo. The mid-size conifer has an upright branching habit that is wider than tall. Although very hardy, the foliage appreciates protection from scorching summer sun. Garden Size: 6’H x 12’W Intermediate: 6-10″/year Spreading […]

Taxus baccata ‘Silver Spire’

Silver Spire English Yew The spirally arranged, glossy, dark green needles of Taxus baccata ‘Silver Spire’ have light colored margins. The new growth in spring and through much of the summer displays yellow margins. As the temperatures cool and gardens head into winter, the margins turn beautiful silver. The narrow, spire-like habit stands out in the […]

Taxus baccata ‘Goldener Zwerg’

Dwarf Gold English Yew Taxus baccata ‘Goldener Zwerg’ features premium golden yellow foliage that turns a rich dark green in winter in a slow growing, compact, neat and tidy form. Growing just a few inches per year, this narrow column will fit in small garden spaces adding stunning color and vertical accent to rock gardens, […]

Taxus cuspidata ‘Amersfoort’

Amersfoort English Yew Taxus cuspidata ‘Amersfoort’ produces short, flat, oval needles that are unusual for a yew. It develops stiff, dark green, outward-spreading branches that form an attractive, slow-growing shrub. Adds an interesting texture to the collector’s garden. Garden Size: 6’H x 4’W Dwarf: 3-6″/year Broad Upright Zone 5 Green Conifer Sun to Partial Shade Download a […]

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 […]

Taxus (Yew)

Yew is the well-known, adaptable garden standard that conforms well to shearing and shaping, is easy to grow, durable and shade tolerant. The selections grown by Iseli Nursery share these characteristics; in addition, they are unusual and uncommon, unique and rare. Green or golden, dwarf or mid-size, these pest-free yews will grow on you. Ample […]