Emerald Spreader® Japanese Yew


This exceptional, cold hardy, evergreen shrub is a perfect low-maintenance choice for ground cover, large scale borders or a low hedge. Strong and sturdy, it provides good erosion control on slopes. The attractive dark green foliage retains its color in the coldest of winters. Evergreen.


Light Needs:

Partial to full sun

Watering Needs:

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Average Landscape Size:

Moderate growing; reaches 2 1/2 ft. tall, spreading 8 to 10 ft. wide.

Key Feature:

Easy Care Plant


Conifer; prized for foliage and berry-like cones.

Landscape Uses:

Border, Erosion Control, Ground Cover, Hedge, Hillside, Mass Planting, Urban Garden, Wildlife Garden, Woodland Garden