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Anglojap Yew
Taxus x media
Anglojap Yew, needles of the cultivar ‘Fairview’
Size:
Size: small
Small
Size: medium
Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease

Insect Damage


Black vine weevil,mites and root rot are potential problems. Poorly drained soils can be very damaging to yews, especially newly planted ones.
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 7 
Mature Height: 2-20 Feet
Mature Width: 6-20 Feet
Features: Evergreen foliage; red fruit on female plants (foliage and the seed within the fruit are both toxic).
Culture: Full sun to fairly deep shade; well drained soil is essential.
Cultivars:

Numerous cultivars available including:

  • 'Brownii'- 9-12 feet tall, rounded form, male, so produces no fruit.
  • 'Dark Green Spreader'- 4-5 feet tall, 6-7 feet wide, dark green foliage.
  • 'Densiformis'- 3-4 feet tall, perhaps twice as wide.
  • 'Hicksii'- Columnar form, up to 20 feet tall.
  • 'Tauntonii'- 3-4 feet tall, spreading form, very cold hardy, resistant to winter burn.
Mature Form: Varies by cultivar
Native To: Of hybrid origin
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Use for: Foundation.Foundation
Use for: Hedge.Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Use for: Screen.Screen
Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes:

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