Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata'
More About Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata'
- Semi-upright, pyramidal, conical habit
- Nearly vertical branches ascend upward
- 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.
Clipped Pyramidal 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 'Capitata' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)