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Cephalotaxus ‘Duke Gardens’

Cephalotaxus ‘Duke Gardens’

Japanese Plum Yew – ‘Duke Gardens’ The Japanese Plum Yew, Cephalotaxus ‘Duke Gardens’ variety originated as a branch sport in the Sarah P. Duke Botanical Gardens in Durham, NC in the mid 1950’s. It is an elegant, compact form, and has all the attributes of a true aristocrat of plants. ‘Duke Gardens’ features softly textured dark green foliage and grows …

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Japanese Plum Yew, Cephalotaxus ‘drupacea’

Cephalotaxus ‘drupacea’

Japanese Plum Yew – ‘drupacea’ The Japanese Plum Yew, Cephalotaxus ‘drupacea’, is very similar in growth and appearance to the variety ‘Duke Gardens’, but will grow slightly more vase shaped as a young plant. Very cold hardy and heat tolerant. One of the more proven, tested, dependable selections of Cephalotaxus. ‘Drupacea’ shares many of the fine characteristics of ‘Duke Gardens’.

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Japanese Plum Yew – Cephalotaxus ‘fastigiata’

Cephalotaxus ‘fastigiata’

Japanese Plum Yew – ‘fastigiata’ The Japanese Plum Yew, Cephalotaxus ‘fastigiata’ variety is known for its distinctive, upright, rounded, columnar form. As such, it is an extremely versatile plant. ‘Fastigiata’ is useful as an artful accent plant, but can be trained into a fine low formal hedge. The needle like leaves of this variety are the darkest black-green foliage color …

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Japanese Plum Yew – Cephalotaxus ‘prostrata’

Cephalotaxus ‘prostrata’

Japanese Plum Yew – ‘prostrata’ The Japanese Plum Yew, Cephalotaxus ‘prostrata’, grows lower and wider than our other varieties of Cephalotaxus. The leaf form and growth habit reminds me of a woody fern. An extremely versatile plant form that is deservedly popular. If you want your landscape to feature the look of ferns, but your site conditions are too hot, …

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