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Taxus x media 'Andersonii'

More About Taxus x media 'Andersonii'

  • Fast-growing, broad, rounded, spreading habit
  • Branches arch outward with pendulous, young growth
  • 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 older specimens can be rejuvenated in the garden. 

Zone:

4

Height:

150-175 cm

Spread:

200-250 cm
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Anderson's Spreading 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 'Andersonii' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Screening (privacy)
Hedge

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