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English Yew (Hedging)Taxus baccata

Hardy Tree

What is Hardy Tree?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches. Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
88% (5 Reviews)

Bushy evergreen tree with bright red berries

They are ideal for growing as a formal hedge and can also be shaped into a topiary

Awarded a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit

Toxic fruits

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Height Up to 1200cm (472.4in)
Spread Up to 800cm (315in)

Hardy Tree

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This English Yew is a medium-sized bushy evergreen tree with narrow, leathery, very dark green leaves. Male plants produce yellow cones in spring and female plants produce red cup-shaped non edible autumn fruits. Tolerant to dry soils and a good all round tough plant. They are ideal for growing as a formal hedge as the tolerate regular clipping and can be shaped into topiary very easily.. Unsurprisingly, Taxus baccata has been awarded a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. Height: 12m (39'). Spread: 8m (26'). Planting Distance: 30 - 45 cm (12" - 18"). (4 plants per metre for a single line hedge).

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How to Grow
Grow Yew trees in any well drained, fertile soil. Taxus is versatile and will happily grow on acid or alkaline soils. It will grow thrive in almost any position from full sun to deep shade.
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Feed and water regularly until yew trees are fully established. Yew may be left unpruned to form a handsome tree, or pruned in summer and early autumn to create a dense, evergreen hedge.

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