Taxus cuspidata 'Densa' /Spreading Japanese Yew

Taxus cuspidata 'Densa'  / Taxus cuspidata 'Densa'
A dwarf form of the spreading Japanese yew
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A dwarf form of the spreading Japanese yew

Specimen shrub in a garden

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Scientific Name: Taxus cuspidata 'Densa'
Common Name: Spreading Japanese Yew
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This selection is noted for its broad, spreading form that is somewhat like a pfitzer juniper. Like other members of this genus, it grows in a rather wide range of soil conditions from well drained to heavier clays. Fruit produced on female plants only. Portions of this plant are poisonous