Taxus baccata – Yew

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Taxus baccata – Yew2019-03-25T14:19:51+00:00

Taxus baccata – Yew 

Taxus baccata - Yew Plants - We can supply, plants & all aspects of hedging including box hedging within the Chichester Winchester Tangmere Bognor Portsmouth Bournemouth Guildford Andover Southampton Brighton West Sussex Hampshire Surrey Dorset New Forest Greater London Wiltshire areas

Taxus baccata – Yew – Pot Grown

Botanical Name Common Name Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT Pot
Taxus baccata Yew 80-100cm 21.50 5ltr
Taxus baccata Yew 100-125cm 24.50 10ltr
Taxus baccata Yew 120-150cm 34.50 15ltr

Taxus baccata – Yew – Bare Root & Root Ball

Botanical Name Common Name Sizes Supplied Item Price (£) + VAT Type
Taxus baccata Yew 30-40cm POA BR
Taxus baccata Yew 40-60cm POA BR
Taxus baccata Yew 60-80cm POA BR
Taxus baccata Yew 80-100cm POA RB
Taxus baccata Yew 100-125cm POA RB
Taxus baccata Yew 125-150cm POA RB
Taxus baccata Yew 150-175cm POA RB
Taxus baccata Yew 250-300cm POA RB

Key: BR = Bare Root | RB = Root Ball
(Both available November to March – Min Order 50 no. )

Details / Key Facts

Taxus baccata – Yew is a dense, dark, evergreen with bright green spring growth and Autumnal red fruits. It is relatively slow growing and easy to maintain.. Yew requires plenty of water whilst it establishes but doesn’t do well in waterlogged soil. Drainage can be improved when planting to avoid this. It is generally easy to grow in all soil types, especially alkaline. It is also tolerant of shade. Trim once per year in Summer or early Autumn.

Key Facts

  • Common name: Common Yew or English Yew
  • Botanical name: Taxus baccata
  • Group: Hedge 
  • Flowering time: Spring
  • Soil: Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
  • Height and spread: Higher than 12 metres and wider than 8 metres
  • Aspect:  South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing – Full Sun, Full Shade or Partial Shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Difficulty: Easy

How To Grow

Grow in any well-drained soil. Will tolerate exposure, dry soils and urban pollution. Good specimen plant for topiary and hedging

Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance


Taxus are small evergreen trees or large shrubs of rounded habit, with dense, linear leaves, insignificant flowers and, on female plants, conspicuous fleshy red arils surrounding the solitary seeds

Further Information
Taxus baccata is a medium-sized bushy evergreen tree with narrow, leathery, very dark green leaves arranged in two rows on the shoots, and insignificant flowers followed on female plants by fleshy red fruits

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