Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Yewtopia'

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  • Common Name: Japanese plum yew
  • Plant Story:

    An easy-to grow dwarf cultivar; Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Yewtopia' is a vase-shaped shrub with green linear needles arranged on stems in a spiral pattern. Female plants produce edible plum-like fruits if pollinated by a near-by male plant.

  • Type: Shrub Needled Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Non-flowering
  • Flower Color: Non-flowering
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 6-9
  • Height: 3-4 ft
  • Spread: 3-4 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Low hedge or containers
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: YES
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Vase shaped
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Tolerates shady conditions and full sun but prefers part shade. Good heat tolerance.


Japanese plum yew - Additional Photos