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Taxus cuspidata 'Nana'

Taxus cuspidata 'Nana' - Dwarf Japaneses Yew

More About Taxus cuspidata 'Nana'

  • Slow-growing, rounded, wide-spreading habit
  • Dense-growing branches arch upward at the tips
  • Narrow, short-stalked, dark green needles
  • Small, round, fleshy, red berries on mature stems
  • Extremely low tolerance for wet, poorly drained conditions

Interesting Notes:

Mature taxus species have the ability to regrow from old wood, so older specimens can be rejuvenated in the garden. 

Zone:

4

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

125-175 cm

Dwarf Japanese Yew Growing and Maintenance Tips

A versatile evergreen tolerating heavy pruning, making it ideal for hedges, screens, foundation plantings and topiary landscapes. It can also be left unpruned for a softer textured landscape. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying, winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.

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Taxus cuspidata 'Nana' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Poisonous
Poisonous
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fruit

Habit

Compact
Dwarf
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Hedge
Screening (privacy)
Topiary
Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Taxus cuspidata 'Nana'