Japanese Plum Yew

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Japanese Plum Yew, also known as Cephalotaxus Yewtopia®, is a low maintenance plant that is deer resistant and heat tolerant. It is shade tolerant. They are popular for areas underneath shade trees.

Genus Cephalotaxus
Species harringtonia
Variety ‘Plania’
Zone 6 – 9
Plant Height 3 ft – 4 ft
Plant Width 3 ft – 4 ft
Additional Characteristics Evergreen
Foliage Color Dark Green, Medium Green
Light Requirements Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained, Wet
Resistance Deer Resistance, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

Grow Zones 6 - 9

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 to 9

Frequently Asked Questions

Where should you plant a Japanese Plum Yew?

The Japanese Plum Yew is a versatile evergreen. In warmer zones it will do best in an area with part sun to full shade. However, in cooler zones with more mild summers, it can be grown in full sun.

Is the Japanese Plum Yew deer resistant?

Yes. The Japanese Plum Yew is pest, disease, and deer resistant.

How fast does a Japanese Plum Yew grow?

The Japanese Plum Yew is considered a slow to moderate grower. It grows about a foot a year.

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