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Taxus x media 'Dark Green Spreader'

More About Taxus x media 'Dark Green Spreader'

  • Very hardy, dense growing selection
  • Dark green needles hold their colour year round
  • Low-growing, spreading habit
  • Excellent for foundation planting, hedging or border edge

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

4

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

125-175 cm
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Dark Green Spreader Yew Growing and Maintenance Tips

A versatile evergreen tolerating heavy pruning, making it ideal for hedges, screens, foundation plantings and topiary landscapes. It can also be left unpruned for a softer textured landscape. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying, winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.


Taxus x media 'Dark Green Spreader' 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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Fruit

Habit

Rounded
Compact
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Topiary
Hedge
Foundation planting
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Taxus x media 'Dark Green Spreader'