- Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 3 - 4 Feet
- Mature Spread 3 - 5 Feet
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
The Taunton Spreading Yew is an easy-to-grow evergreen shrub. Also known as Taxus media, this shrub has a dense, branched form. Yew can happily adapt to various conditions, making this shrub a good pick in diverse landscapes.
Yew shrubs make wonderful hedges or foundation plantings. Define a property line, define an outdoor entertaining area, or provide a consistent background for a mixed bed. The Taunton Spreading Yew is drought tolerant, grows in zones 4 through 8, and requires minimal care once acclimated. Rabbits typically leave the foliage alone, ensuring plenty of greenery to enjoy all year.
Taunton Spreading Yew Care
Plant Taunton Spreading Yew in full to partial sun for best performance. It prefers moist and well-drained soil with a neutral to slightly alkaline pH; however this adaptable shrub can handle various conditions. The Taunton Spreading Yew is drought tolerant upon establishment, but grows best with supplemental water during a dry spell. Fertilize in the spring using a plant food high in nitrogen.
Yew shrubs have a nice organic form but can be pruned for a more formal look. Regular pruning is not always necessary, but you may want to trim the plant every few years during the spring to keep it contained. Overgrown plants benefit from a rejuvenating trim.
Taunton Spreading Yew Spacing
Taunton Spreading Yew stands 3 to 4 feet tall and reaches 3 to 5 feet wide at maturity. Space shrubs 3 feet apart to create a dense hedge.
Taunton Spreading Yew Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
|Plant Type: Bushes
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 3 - 4 Feet
|Mature Spread: 3 - 5 Feet
|Spacing: 3 - 5 Feet
|Flower Color(s): None
|Foliage Type: Evergreen
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: 4 Season Interest
|Uses: Borders, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest
|Common Name: Taunton Spreading Yew
|Scientific Name: Taxus media 'Taunton'
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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- 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.