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Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Prostrata'

Object Details

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On Display
National Portrait Gallery
Accession Number
2021-0591A
Description
This spreading evergreen tolerates heat and humidity well. It is a good choice as a border, mass planting, or under trees, as it also tolerates shade well.
Hardiness
-10 - 30 F
Provenance
From a cultivated plant not of known wild origin
Topic
Display Gardens
Living Collections
Range
cultivar
Life Form
Evergreen shrub/sub-shrub
Foliage Characteristics
Glossy, dark green, needle leaves. New growth in spring is light green.
Plant Size
1-2' tall by 3-4' wide (.3-.6 x .9-1.22 meters)
Data Source
Smithsonian Gardens
Common Name
Harrington plum yew cultivar
Spreading Japanese plum yew
Group
[vascular plants]
Class
Equisetopsida
Subclass
Pinidae
Order
Cupressales
Family
Taxaceae
Genus
Cephalotaxus
Species
harringtonia
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax74c8e641e-2939-4483-a0b4-9c32889bccdf
Record ID
ofeo-sg_2021-0591A
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