Oliver Plum Yew, Oliver's Plum Yew Cephalotaxus oliveri

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Cephalotaxus oliveri







Common Name:

Oliver Plum Yew, Oliver's Plum Yew

10-12 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:

Seed is Out of Stock:
Fill in the quantity you Need: 
Choose the "Check Out "Button and enter your contact information: 
Sheffield's will email when it arrives:  no payment at this time. Thank you

  • Cephalotaxus oliveri

Please select the quantity desired, and we will advise availability and price as soon as possible.
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 1 year.
Germination: sow seed 1/4 deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Cephalotaxus oliveri is a coniferous shub or small tree in the plum yew family. It is native to China and possibly to Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and eastern India. more...
* The vegetative parts are rich in anticancer alkaloids. more...
* Endangered thoughout its range (Tripp 1995), listed as threatened/endangered in Vietnam by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. It requires protection in its natural habitat, especially in the Bidoup and Langbian Nature Reserves (FIPI 1996). more...