Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Duke Gardens'

Duke Gardens Japanese Plum Yew

Evergreen Conifer, Shrub

Plum yew is a durable and flexible evergreen shrub. Cephalotaxus 'Duke Gardens' is a relatively slow growing plant, suitable for adding structure to small gardens or planting en masse as a deer resistant foundation plant in larger gardens.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 36 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Compact, Horizontal, Irregular
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Green

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deep Shade, Deer Resistant, Dry Shade, Tough / Fool-Proof
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos