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YEW, ENGLISH
Taxus baccata

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height50ft (15m)Exposed/WindyYes
Hedge Height1ft+ (30cm+)Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*6-9in (15-23cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeYesCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenYesChalky SoilYes
 

This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit.Award of Garden Merit
Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Warning: Some parts of this plant are poisonous.

YEW, ENGLISH (Taxus baccata)
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Mature hedge.

Dense dark native evergreen with bright red fruits attractive to birds in winter. Shade tolerant. Any soil and will thrive on chalk. Very hardy. Larger ball rooted plants are available for collection or local delivery from the Garden Centre.
HEDGE Trim in autumn. For hedges 12ins (30cm) upwards. Plant 18ins (45cm) apart.
CONIFER 15ft x 15ft (4.6m x 4.6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 50ft (15m).

Click here to check availabilityCalculate how many plants required for a length of hedge

 Price per plant for 
1+5+50+250+
 Tr 8-12ins
20-30cm
2.491.991.841.60
 Tr 12-18ins
30-40cm
2.992.592.402.07
 Tr 16-24ins
40-60cm
3.793.493.222.79
 Pg 8-12ins
20-30cm
2.992.852.642.28
 Pg 2-3L 
2-3L Pot
9.99
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Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Pg = Pot grown.
 
We can only sell bare-rooted/transplanted plants when they are dormant. Depending on the weather this is normally between November and March. We only charge for goods paid by credit/debit cards when they are despatched.

HEDGE PLANTING DISTANCE CALCULATOR

Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance18ins/45cm
apart
No Plants 
TypeSizePrice
Tr  8-12ins
20-30cm
 
Tr   12-18ins
30-40cm
 
Tr   16-24ins
40-60cm
 
Pg   8-12ins
20-30cm
 
Pg 2-3L   
2-3L Pot
 

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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