Japanese Yew - Taxus cuspidata

Growth characteristics vary from broad to narrow, spreading to upright and flat-topped to pyramidal. Medium texture. Slow growth rate. Red berries in winter. Good for foundation planting, hedge or screen. All parts of this plants are toxic when ingested.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Topiary
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
30-40'
Spread: 
20'+
Special Features: 
Rabbit Resistant
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Narrow
Pyramidal
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
Average: 3.3 (3 votes)

Prefers a moist well drained, slightly acid soil. Tolerates dry, compacted soils when established. Fertilize in spring just before new growth begins. Little pruning is necessary but very tolerate of heavy pruning and shearing to give a formal appearance. 

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