Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigata'
Columnar Japanese Plum Yew
This is a needle-leaf evergreen shrub with whorled dark green leaves on upright branches. It is an ancient Japanese or Korean clone which will occasionally put out shoots with two ranked leaves that are typical of the species. An excellent conifer for sun or shade in southern gardens. Should have moist but well-drained soil but is drought tolerant once established. The species is native to Japan
USDA Hardiness Zone 6-9