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Yew (Taxus baccata)

Yew is a medium sized slow growing evergreen conifer, and is the longest-lived native species in Europe, it can also make an excellent hedge if trimmed. Yew is shade tolerant and can live for over 400 years. They can grow up to 20m high if left untrimmed.

The size of each plant is between 15 – 50cm in height from the root plug

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  • Product Description

    Bring the timeless elegance and natural allure of the Yew Tree (Taxus baccata) into your landscape. Revered for centuries for its striking appearance and cultural significance, this evergreen conifer is a statement piece for any garden or outdoor space.

    Key Characteristics

    Evergreen Foliage: The Yew Tree boasts dense, dark green foliage that remains vibrant year-round, providing an enduring splash of colour to your landscape even in the depths of winter.

    Classic Form: With its conical or columnar shape, the Yew Tree adds a sense of grandeur and structure to any setting. Its tidy growth habit makes it ideal for formal gardens or as a standalone specimen.

    Longevity: Renowned for its longevity, the Yew Tree can live for hundreds, even thousands, of years, becoming a cherished part of the landscape for generations to come.

    Versatile Use: Whether planted as a hedge for privacy, a focal point in a mixed border, or a solitary sentinel in a lawn, the Yew Tree adapts to a variety of garden styles and settings.

    Cultural Significance: Throughout history, the Yew Tree has held symbolic importance in various cultures, often associated with longevity, strength, and protection. Its presence adds a sense of heritage and depth to any environment.

    Low Maintenance: Once established, the Yew Tree requires minimal care, thriving in well-drained soil and partial to full sun. Its tolerance to pruning makes it easy to shape and maintain to your desired size and form.

    Wildlife Attraction: The Yew Tree provides shelter and food for birds, including thrushes and finches, while its toxic berries are avoided by most mammals, making it a haven for wildlife in your garden.

    Tree attributes

    Mature Height: Up to 20 meters (65 feet)
    Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
    Hardiness Zones: 6-9
    Soil Preference: Well-drained, fertile soil
    Sun Exposure: Partial to full sun

  • Our Commitment

    Our trees are planted, grown and cared for on site. This means, once the seeds are delivered to us we plant them, establish them in our polytunnels and then harden them off. The trees you are delivered have been with us since seed and we look after them until the moment they leave.

    Every tree is handpicked and packaged with the utmost care and attention to ensure your trees are delivered fighting fit to help against climate change. 

    For more information, please visit the About Us page

  • Deliveries

    All postage and packaging charges for products delivered to the Mainland UK are included within the price. Additional charges apply for Northern Ireland, The Highlands & Scottish Isles, The Channel Islands, Scilly Isles & Isle of Man when ordering more than 8 trees.

    As a guide, orders for 8 plants or more will be sent via a courier, 8 plants or fewer will be sent by Royal Mail.

    For more information, please visit the Delivery page

  • Refunds

    Your happiness is our business and that is why we individually check every single tree that we send out. If you have a concern about your tree, please get in touch with us within 7 days so that we can diagnose the issue. Very rarely, we might ask you to send the tree back to us in secure packaging to help us identify the issue but often we can identify the issue with photographs.

    For more information, please visit the Refunds page

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