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Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata'

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Family: Cephalotaxaceae
Genus: Cephalotaxus (sef-uh-loh-TAKS-us) (Info)
Species: harringtonia (har-ring-TOH-nee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Fastigiata

Synonym:Cephalotaxus harringtonia var. fastigiata

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Category:
Trees
Conifers

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From hardwood heel cuttings
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 17, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata' COLUMNAR PLUM-YEW EG (z6) (Bon)
The Asian equivalent of the Irish Yew, this erect-branched, 10-15'shrub has 2-3", deep, almost-black green needles densely arranged all around its branches; garden originated & much used in Japan.Sh-PSh/M/GDr

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gadsden, Alabama
Rock Island, Illinois
Tipton, Michigan
Cary, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina



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