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Stonehenge Skinny® Yew

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Ships Week of 5/23/22

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  • Full Shade to Full Sun (Can Grow In Most Sunlight Conditions)
  • Height 6 - 8 Feet
  • Width 12 - 18 Inches
  • Growing Zones 5-7

Fill the tiniest of spaces with a tall, lush, green shrub that needs no pruning and provides interest every season. Stonehenge Skinny® Yew Taxus x media is among one of the few evergreens that tolerates heavy shade as well as full sun. Its foliage is a dense, deep green, with bright green new growth in spring. It reaches a height of 72-96 inches with a width of 12-18 inches. Amazingly, its footprint is only one square foot making it a very useful plant for small spaces.

This columnar yew’s growth habit is fastigiate, which means that its branches slope upward, almost parallel with the stem. It had no known serious insect or disease problems. It is not recommended, however, if you have a serious deer problem because it is not resistant to them. An extremely versatile shrub, use it as a thriller in a container or as a specimen or focal point in your landscape. Plant it in a hedging or foundation where you need a plant that has a narrow habit. It makes a classy addition to formal entryways. Use it in mass plantings. Put it anywhere you need height in small gardens or small spaces.

Stonehenge Skinny® Yew Care

This Taxus is very easy to care for. It prefers just a moderate amount of water and is tolerant of occasional drought. It thrives in alkaline or clay soil that is well drained; poorly drained soils can be damaging.

No pruning is needed. If necessary, you may remove selective branches. It needs no extra care in winter. Just be sure there is adequate drainage in containers.

Note: All yews are poisonous to humans when consumed.

Stonehenge Skinny® Yew Spacing

Space these plants just 12-18 inches apart. When planting in a container, shrubs need a soil depth of 18 inches to 2 feet.

Stonehenge Skinny® Yew Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-7
Plant Type: Shrub
Sunlight Exposure: Full Shade to Full Sun
Mature Height: 6 - 8 Feet
Mature Width: 12 - 18 Inches
Plant Spacing: 12 - 18 Inches
Growth Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): None
Seasonal Interest: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Dark Green
Features: Deadheading Not Necessary, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance
Uses: Border Plant Container Landscape Mass Planting Specimen or Focal Point
Plant Brand: Proven Winners
Botanical/Scientific Name: Taxus x media 'SMNTHDPF' USPP 32,306, Can PBRAF

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.