Cephalotaxus sinensis (Plum Yew)

Family:  Cephalotaxaceae
Zone: 7 - 9
Natural Range: China
Soil:  Moist, humus rich, well drained
Light: Sun, part sun
Height: 15', much smaller in cultivation
Attributes:  Evergreen, medium sized tree with dark green, shiny needles.  Large nut like fruit encased in a red out layer.  Plants are dioecious.
Notes:  In the wild it grows at moderately high altitudes of 600 - 3,200 m.  Mixed forests and stream valleys.


Pot Size:  1 Gallon Pot 2' - 3' Tall