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English Yew 150/175cm Root Ball (Taxus baccata)

English Yew 150/175cm Root Ball (Taxus baccata) | ScotPlants Direct

Product Code: TB-RB-150/175

Price: £77.40
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Taxus baccata (English Yew) Rootball Hedging Plant

Taxus baccata or English Yew has always been associated with church yards and is a true British classic hedge.  They are large, with dark green foliage usually about 15m tall.  They are often used for mazes, or topiary in large gardens.  Yew is often kept as a hedge as they are long lasting and easy to maintain as well as adding year-round colour to the garden.  English yew makes an ideal boundary hedge for small to large gardens.  It is one of the better conifers for noise reduction, screening, etc.  Yew is very resilient and very easy to grow.

Colourful red berries are seen on female plants in the winter providing not only food, but the dense growth will give wildlife protective shelter.

Taxus baccata can be the perfect plant for screening, topiary, single specimen tree, farmland / woodland planting projects.  They are evergreen providing colour during those dull months in winter

Common Name:  English Yew

Genus:  Taxus

Species:  baccata

Type:  Self-Fertile, Evergreen

Size:  150-175cm rootball

Planting Location:  Full sun to partial shade.  Coastal and exposed areas

Soil Type:  Well-draining, normal soil types

pH:  neutral to slight acid

Rate of Growth:  Average growth about 20-40cm per year

Fertilise:   Rootgrow upon initial planting and thereafter

Planting Distance: 1-2 per metre

Hardiness:  Hardy

Height:  Easy to maintain height at about 1-5m.  Can reach height of 10-15m if not maintained

Misc:  Good for screening, hedging, windbreak, privacy, noise reduction, etc.

Easy to prune into a classic hedge, or exciting shapes. 

Watering during the first year is important but do not waterlog

NOTE: Scot Plants Direct can only supply Rootballed plants when they are dormant from November to April annually but you can PRE ORDER now to ensure an early delivery date at the start of the season in November.


Delivery Information

We aim to despatch all orders received within 10-14 working days following receipt of your completed and paid for order. Once despatched, your order should be with you the following day, dependent on your postcode. Please also note that bare root orders may take longer, due to the busy time of year and stock needing to be lifted.

Returns Policy

We ask that customers do not return goods to us without informing us first. This is to ensure that our staff at ScotPlants Direct are aware of your return and can attach any item to your details correctly. Our returns procedure is designed to provide the best possible outcome for all parties involved. Where necessary we will make arrangements for return of goods via our couriers, preferably in original packaging.

All orders placed online or over the telephone are bound by our full Terms and Conditions. Please read and understand them before ordering.

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