Taxus cuspidata 'Nana'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

photo credit: Salicyna

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Comments:
Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jan 14, 2020 1:36 PM

I have seen this cultivar offered in regular nursery catalogs. It is noted as slow growing into a low, irregular, and picturesque outline by itself. With pruning or proper shearing it often is a nice thick lower bush, usually kept about 2 to 3 feet high..

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