Yewtopia® Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Plania' Yewtopia®

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Yewtopia Plum Yew—the South’s answer to English Yews! With a slightly upright, vase-like growth habit, this plum yew is heat tolerant, drought resistant, and shade loving. Use Yewtopia® where low growing hedges are needed.


Bloom/Feature Heat tolerant and drought resistant
Plant Type Shrubs
Evergreen or Deciduous Evergreen
USDA Zones 6,7,8,9,10
Zone Detail Hardy to -10°F
Key Features Heat tolerant, drought resistant
Use Accent, container, mass planting, slope, hedge, border
Exposure Part shade to full shade
Bloom Season None
Dimension 3-4' H x 3-4' W
Growth Rate Slow to moderate


Water Water as needed
Soil Type Any
Fertilizer Early Spring
Pruning Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

water before planting
plant in mostly shade to part sun
dig hole 3X the width of pot,
backfill and plant 1”-2” above soil level
water and add more soil if needed
mulch plants