Taunton Spreading Yew, taxus x media ‘Tauntoni’, is a spreading evergreen that has short dark green needles and is very hardy. Taunton has a low graceful and lovely form, tolerant of summer heat, and excellent resistance to winter burn. It grows well in both sun or shade and is very popular as an accent, specimen, or foundation plant. It grows 3-4 tall and 4-6 feet wide. Yews are widely used landscape plants because of their rich, dark green evergreen foliage and versatility. They are maintainable at various heights and spreads. Remove 1/2 to 3/4 of the new growth each year with hand pruners; you can control the size and maintain a healthier shrub with a more natural form..
Yew Really Need This ShrubIf you are looking for a tall hedge for your yard, then you’ve totally scored with Hicks Yew (Taxus x media ‘Hicksii’). This beautiful evergreen shrub forms a thick, bushy barrier when planted along a property line or at the back of a border.This is one of those shrubs that you see all of time, but don’t think twice about, because it does its job so very well. Hicks Yew doesn’t want to stand out as a flashy specimen plant in your landscape. It does want to provide the perfect, deep green backdrop for your other showstoppers, though.A seriously easy shrub to grow, it performs great in all but the wettest soils. It handles heavy shearing without blinking and makes the fluffiest green wall you’ve ever seen. Hicks Yew doesn’t mind whether you plant it in a sunny spot or a shady one, either. It sometimes struggles with drying winds or changing temperature extremes turning it brown in places, but will bounce back quickly.As a bonus, the female version of this plant will delight you with beautiful berries in the winter.The Hicks Yews is an outstanding performer as a screen, hedge or foundation plant. It is in very high demand for its usefulness, so buy several today before the stock gets low.* Columnar Yew * Full Sun to Full Shade * Hardy.
Beautiful Compact Hedge ShrubYew – Erecta, Taxus baccata ‘Erecta’, is an upright, columnar shrub with a stiff, erect and bushy habit. It has small dark green leaves and the bark is typically reddish brown and the berries, when present, are red. Erecta prefers a moist, slightly acidic soil with a decent amount of light; can tolerate some shade. Erecta is excellent for hedges or as a backdrop in the formal garden. Erecta is less compact than ‘Stricta’ and with smaller leaves. This slender shrub tolerates shearing, is especially tolerant of shade, and is drought tolerant once established. Erecta Yew is an excellent choice for hedging where space is limited..
Yew – Repandens, Taxus baccata ‘Repandens’, is a handsome evergreen conifer for sun or shade. Repandens is low growing with arching branches that droop at the tips. This long, horizontal spreading evergreen is great as a ground cover or foundation plant. It takes pruning well, and its lovely form develops best when it is given enough room to spread and is left unpruned. It adds texture and substance to the garden and can be used as a hedge. Repandens prefers well-drained soil and is drought tolerant once established..
The ‘Stricta’ Yew, Taxus baccata ‘Stricta’ (‘Fastigiata’), is also known as an Irish Yew. It has a great columnar shape, and larger needles than English Yews.It is a narrowly upright evergreen tree with almost vertical branching, dark matte green needles and interesting red berries. Stricta is a good size for home use, making a great tall hedge or screen. This yew is an excellent choice for hedging where space is limited. It takes pruning exceptionally well, and this slender shrub tolerates shearing. Tolerant of shade, it is also drought tolerant once established.This Irish Yew has long been considered distinct from other yews for its erect habit and dark green leaves in whorl-like arrangement. Stricta has more crowded, upright branches than the species. Its branches tend to spread near the top, especially in snowy regions.* Bright-green in all seasons!* Great columnar shape* Outstanding as an accent.
One of the Most Popular Evergreen Shrubs!Plants become popular for a reason, whether it’s because they are easy care, beautiful, disease-resistant or simply look great anywhere. Densiformis Yew (Taxus x media ‘Densiformis’) is popular for ALL of those reasons and then some. One of the most popular evergreen shrubs today, you will find this beauty in residential foundation plantings, commercial landscapes and container gardens all over America.This popular yew has bright green needles that give it a soft, almost fluffy appearance. It doesn’t grow fast, but it grows strong. The new growth emerges bright green and eventually matures to deep green. It grows 4’ high and 6’ wide, but trims well.Use it as a backdrop to flowering shrubs or colorful annuals. Plant it around a tall tree or as a hedge around your patio. Put it in your favorite containers on either side of your front door. It grows fine in sun but thrives in complete shade. Use it liberally in problem shady areas. Not only is it a low maintenance shrub, but Densiformis is tolerant to pollution, rabbits and seashore breezes. Densiformis Yew is an amazing evergreen that should not to be left out of any landscape, so don’t leave it out of yours! Order some today.* Deep Green Needles * Hedge Plant * Shade LovingPick your color….