Taxus baccata

6 × 9cm pots £47.94 £24.99
9cm pot (20cm) £7.99
available to order from late summer
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Buy Taxus baccata English yew: Creates a magnificent formal hedge

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    To find out more about how to plant a hedge, click here

    Needle-like, dark green leaves on horizontal branches and fleshy, cup-shaped, bright-red autumn fruits on female plants. The dark green foliage of this slow-growing, evergreen conifer provides an excellent background for shrub and herbaceous borders. Broadly conical in shape, it's tolerant to dry shade, chalky and acid soils and urban pollution. Yew makes a fabulous formal hedge.

  • Garden care: Trim or renovate in summer or early autumn.

  • CAUTION toxic if eaten

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Great sturdy plants


Brilliant strong plants, healthy and good size , managed to get 8 plants for 6 due to some having more than one plant in each pot.very pleased.





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hi - how tall is this plant, and how quickly will it grow once planted? thank you


Hello, These are currently around 20cm in height and they are relatively slow growing (definitely worth the wait though if you want a classy, formal hedge).


How far part should Taxus baccata be placed to form a hedge?

South Village

Hello there To create a good dense hedge you can plant 45cm apart.

The details say female plants produce the berries; are the ones sold female?


Hello, I'm afraid our plants could be either male or female, so its a bit of a lucky dip as to what you will receive.


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