This slow-growing dwarf conifer has a wide, rounded crown and narrowly furrowed, partially peeling bark. Three-inch-long needles emerge tipped in gold before aging to green in winter.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsPerfect for tight spaces. Reaches half its mature size in 15 years. May be hardy in Zone 5 if protected from wind.
CareGrow in moist, well-drained soil.
PropagationRoot greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings cuttings of terminal shoots in summer or autumn. Cuttings from sideshoots seldom develop normally.
- Genus : Cephalotaxus
- Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
- Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
- Plant Height : 6 to 10 feet
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Growth Rate : Slow