Upright Japanese Plum Yew

Upright Japanese Plum Yew

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The Upright Japanese Plum Yew, scientifically known as Cephalotaxus harringtonia, showcases a compact and columnar form, reaching a height of up to 6 feet with a spread of around 4 feet. Its dense, dark green needles create a striking visual contrast against the backdrop of other plants, making it a focal point in any setting.

This remarkable shrub boasts a unique combination of qualities that make it highly desirable for both ornamental and functional purposes. Its glossy, leathery foliage provides year-round interest and remains vibrant even during winter, adding a touch of green to the landscape when other plants go dormant. The Upright Japanese Plum Yew is also known for its resistance to pests and diseases, making it a low-maintenance option for gardeners.

One of the key features of the Upright Japanese Plum Yew is its adaptability to various growing conditions. It thrives in both sun and shade, making it versatile for different areas of your garden. It is also tolerant of a range of soil types, including clay and sandy soils, as long as they are well-drained. This hardy shrub is even known to withstand urban pollution and salt spray, making it an excellent choice for coastal regions or urban landscapes.

Beyond its ornamental value, the Upright Japanese Plum Yew is also appreciated for its potential as a privacy screen or hedge. Its dense foliage provides excellent coverage and noise reduction, creating a sense of seclusion and tranquility in your outdoor space. With proper pruning, you can shape it into a formal hedge or maintain its natural upright form for a more informal look.

When it comes to caring for the Upright Japanese Plum Yew, minimal maintenance is required. It is relatively drought-tolerant once established, though regular watering during dry spells will ensure optimal growth. Pruning can be done in early spring to maintain its shape or control its size, if desired.

Botanical Name: Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata'
Common Name: Upright Japanese Plum Yew
Foliage: Green
Growing Zones: 6-9
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Mature Size: 8-10' Tall x 3-5' Wide

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