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Japanese yew 'Capitata'

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Japanese yew 'Capitata'
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Raymond Gagnon)

Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Dark green foliage
Height: 4 m
Spread: 2 m

Toxicity

Leaves, twigs and seeds are poisonous

Common name

Japanese yew 'Capitata'

Latin name (genus)

Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata'

French common name

Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: full sun or partial shade
Type of soil: cool, well-drained, slightly acidic
Slow grower
Sensitive to de-icing salt
Protect young specimens from winter winds

Hardiness

  • Zone 4

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