Taxus baccata
Yew 

Taxus baccata
Common name

Yew

Group

Conifers

Family

Taxaceae

Description

Yew. A broadly conical evergreen conifer with narrow dark green leaves. Produces cones. Max Height 10m to 20m. Max Spread 8m to 10m. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. CAUTION toxic if eaten. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Broadly conical
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
CAUTION toxic if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
10m; 20m
Ultimate spread
8m; 10m

Colour

Flowers
Yellow in June; August
Foliage
Green - Evergreen
Fruit
White in September
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Shelter from cold drying winds
Soil
Acidic
Moisture
Well drained
Propagation
Grafting; Budding
Usage
Specimen; Hedging
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Winter; Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Stake and tie; Feed; Mulch
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Honey fungus; Sawfly; Silver leaf; Fireblight

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Trolley
Regular 3 litre 30-40 cm --- £4.50 £ 570
Regular 10 litre 60-80 cm --- £14.70 £ 26
Regular 10 litre 100-125 cm --- £18.40 £ 12
Regular 25 litre 125-150 cm --- £47.95 £ 2
Regular Rootballed 60-80 cm --- £11.88 £
Regular Rootballed 80-100 cm --- £13.78 £
Regular Rootballed 100-125 cm --- £19.95 £
Regular Rootballed 125-150 cm --- £31.00 £
Regular Rootballed 150-175 cm --- £57.50 £
Regular Rootballed 175-200 cm --- £77.00 £
Regular Rootballed 200-250 cm --- £133.95 £