Upright Japanese Yew (Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 30 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
8 to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
All
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
upright, uniform, pyramidal form; 15-30’ tall; 8-10’ wide; slow growing; can be sheared into a formal, cone-like form when young; dark green leaves turns coppery in winter

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

« New Search

Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place