Cephalotaxus harringtonia

Japanese Plum Yew, Cow's Tail Pine

Family: Cephalotaxaceae Plum-Yew

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 6A - 9A
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color n/a
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, espalier, ground cover, hedge, massing, screen, specimen, woodland garden
Height 5' to 25' / 1.60m to 7.60m
Spread 20' to 30' / 6.00m to 9.20m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Green, yellow
Fruit color Brown, red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, pyramidal, rounded, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage