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Taxus cuspidata 'Emerald Spreader®' (Monloo)

#PP10335

More About Taxus cuspidata Emerald Spreader® ('Monloo') (PP10335)

  • Slow-growing, compact, dense, spreading, flat-topped habit
  • Low maintenance spreader suitable for use as a ground cover
  • Narrow, short-stalked, dark green needles
  • Small, round, fleshy, red berries on mature stems
  • Extremely low tolerance for wet, poorly drained conditions

Interesting Notes:

Mature taxus species have the ability to regrow from old wood, so old specimens can be rejuvenated in the garden. 

Zone:

5

Height:

60-80 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm
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Emerald Spreader® Yew Growing and Maintenance Tips

A versatile evergreen that can tolerate heavy pruning, making it ideal for hedges, foundation plantings, ground covers, bank retention and topiary landscapes. It can also be left unpruned for a softer textured landscape. 


Taxus cuspidata Emerald Spreader® ('Monloo') (PP10335) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Poisonous
Poisonous
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Fruit

Habit

Spreading
Prostrate

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Hedge
Foundation planting
Specimen
Topiary

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