Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata'

Upright Japanese Plum Yew

Evergreen Conifer, Shrub

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata' (Japanese Plum Yew) is an evergreen shrub with a columnar growth habit. Tolerant of wide variety of growing conditions; it's tough and easy. Makes a great small hedge.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Average, Low


Size: 36 - 60 tall x 18 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Columnar / Narrow, Upright
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: Container, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
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
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos