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Taxus x media Hicksii

Hick's Yew

A narrow, columnar form suitable for tight hedging, with upright branches bearing dark green needles. May produce a red berry with toxic, black seeds.

  • »  Columnar, dense, with sharply ascending branches
  • »  Excellent evergreen for tight hedging
  • »  Narrow, short-stalked, dark green needles
  • »  Small, round, fleshy, red berries on mature stems
  • »  Extremely low tolerance for wet, poorly drained conditions

2gal
$60.00
3gal
$73.50
7gal
$144.00
5gal
$204.00
10gal
$207.00
B&B in Container
$297.00
  • Category:Evergreens
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:250-300 cm
  • Spread:150-175 cm
Exposure
Full Shade
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Birds
Growth Rate
Medium
Slow
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Fruit
Low Maintenance
Poisonous
Habit
Columnar
Compact
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Landscape uses
Foundation planting
Hedge
Screening (privacy)
Topiary
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Taxus x media 'Hicksii'

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

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Taxus x media 'Hicksii'

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. A very columnar-growing cultivar, making it a good vertical accent. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying, winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.