Grown for its gracefully spreading, evergreen
foliage AND its ability to thrive in shade, even HEAVY SHADE.
Plant alone as a specimen or space about 3' apart when planting in
groups of three or more as a shady groundcover.
See the grouping of ten or more Southern spreading yew we've planted
under the 'Heritage' River Birch in the display garden.
NOTE: All cephalataxus is DEER-RESISTANT!
Plants mature at 18-24" tall by 3-4' wide.
Expect only 4-6" of growth a year.
Plant in a spot which receives a bit of shade from the hottest part of
the afternoon summer sun or even in very heavy shade.
Plants are drought-tolerant after their first year in the garden.