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A picture of a Californian nutmeg-yew

Californian nutmeg-yew

Torreya californica

Also known as

Nutmeg-yew

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25m

Max

9m

10m

Min

5m

Californian nutmeg-yew Overview

This is a broadly conical tree with red-brown bark. The yellow green leaves are 2-ranked and narrowly lance-shaped. The fruits are obovoid, purple green female cones.

How to propagate Californian nutmeg-yew

Seed

You can propagate from seed.

Grafting

Grafting.