Product Code: TB-RB-120/150
Taxus Baccata (English Yew) Rootball Hedge Plants
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
Type: Self-Fertile, Evergreen
Size: 125-150cm rootball (4-5 ft)
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: 2-2.5 per metre
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 Root balled plants when they are dormant during the winter months but you can PRE ORDER now to ensure an early delivery date at the start of the season in November to March annually.
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