Type Size Bloom Time Bloom Color  Shape
Evergreen 8-15′ None None Pyramidal
Japanese Yew


Exposure Moisture Usage
Full Sun, Partial Shade Moist Screen/Hedge, Bedding,  Border, or Specimen Plant


The Japanese yew is an evergreen growing 10′ to 25′ tall and having a spread greater than its height. It has wonderful red-brown, peeling bark that is often overlooked. The ‘Capitata’ cultivar is recommended for this species; click on the cultivar icon to learn more about it. This versatile plant may be used as a hedge, screen or border plant.