More About Taxus cuspidata
- Semi-upright, broad, rounded habit
- Nearly vertical branches arching outward
- Narrow, short-stalked, dull green needles
- Small, round, fleshy, red berries on mature stems
- Extremely low tolerance for wet, poorly drained conditions
Mature taxus species have the ability to regrow from old wood, so older specimens can be rejuvenated in the garden.
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.
Taxus cuspidata Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)