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Taxus x media 'Fairview'

More About Taxus x media 'Fairview'

  • Semi-upright, vase-shaped, dense habit
  • Sharply ascending branches arch outward
  • 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:

5

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm
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Fairview 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 'Fairview' 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

Spreading
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Hedge
Screening (privacy)
Topiary
Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Taxus x media 'Fairview'

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