Cephalotaxus are small columnar evergreen shrubs, slow-growing, with dark green leaves up to 5cm long are arranged radially around the erect stems. Oval, olive-green fruits to 2.5cm long are borne on female plants in autumn.The distinctive evergreen foliage and upright growth habit of Cephalotaxus Harringtonia Fastigiata make it a great choice for all types of gardens, whether large or small.
Latin Name: Cephalotalotaxus Harringtonia ‘Fastigiata’
English Name: Japanese Plum Yew
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Flower: Oval, olive-green fruits to 2.5cm long.
Flowering Period: Autumn.
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Moist but Well-Drained. Chalk. Clay. Loam. Sand.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sunlight, Partial Shade or Full Shade.
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered.
Hardiness Rating: High (H5)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -15 °C to -10 °C (5 °F to 14 °F)
Growth Habit: Bushy.
Growth Speed: Medium.
Cultivation: Grows best in a moist, well drained soil in part shade but will tolerate a wide range of soils. Shelter from cold, dry winds.
Propagation: Propagate by seed or softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings of terminal shoots.
Suggested planting locations and garden types: Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance.
Pruning: None required but will tolerate hard pruning.
Pests: Generally trouble free.
Diseases: Generally trouble free.
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