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Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata' /Prostrate Japanese Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata'   / Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata'
This plum yew hovers near the ground and makes an excellent ground-covering shrub
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This plum yew hovers near the ground and makes an excellent ground-covering shrub

The yellowish stamens and green leaves

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Scientific Name: Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata'
Common Name: Prostrate Japanese Plum Yew
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: This slow, low growing evergreen needs little or no pruning, However, it may be pruned at the end of winter if it is needed. Makes a nice ground-covering shrub. Provide a well drained soil. Fertilize members of this genus in late winter or early spring just before new growth begins.