Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata'

Prostrate Japanese Plum Yew

Family: Cephalotaxaceae

Genus: Cephalotaxus

Parent: Cephalotaxus harringtonia

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7 to 9

Size: 2 to 3' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade


Low mounding arching pendulous branches. New foliage has a lime green tint. Deer resistant. Moist well-drained soil.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in August 2014 and planted it in the Big Trees and Birds garden.

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