Taxus cuspidata (spreading)
More About Taxus cuspidata (spreading)
- Semi-upright, broad, rounded habit
- Nearly vertical branches arch 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 rejuvinated in the garden.
Spreading 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.
Taxus cuspidata (spreading) Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average