Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Duke Gardens'
Common name: 
Duke Gardens Plum Yew
Pronunciation: 
sef-a-lo-TAKS-us ha-ring-TON-ee-uh
Family: 
Cephalotaxaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen shrub, wide spreading, branches horizontal to partially ascending, possibly 4 ft high and 8 ft wide in 20 years.  Leaves dark green, even in full sun.  A male clone.
  • Sun to part shade.  
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5      A branch sport of 'Prostata' which arose at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina.
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