Yew

Yews make excellent hedges and will tolerate growing in a wide range of soils and situations, such as shallow chalk and clay, making them excellent for anyone trying to plant an area with poor soil. Yews can also grow to be very old. 

 

*Please note that the list is not current - it is a generalized list of our selection. Selection changes based on sales  and seasonal availability. If you're looking to request a specific variety, please call the store.*

 


 

Brown's Yew

Requirements: Full sun to full shade, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 1.25 m W x 1.5 m H  
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dark green foliage with soft light, green new growth. Compact and slow growing.

Clipped Pyramidal Yew

Requirements: Full sun or shade, well-drained soil. 
 
Size: 2 m W x 2.4 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dark green foliage with with soft, light green new growth. A trimmed selection of upright yew. 

Dense Yew

Requirements: Full sun to full shade. 
 
Size:  1.5 m W x 1 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dense, low spreading evergreen that is low maintenance. 

Dwarf Bright Gold Yew

Requirements: Partial to full shade, well-drained soil.
 
Size:  90 cm W x 60 cm H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Soft gold foliage that prefers afternoon shade. A slow growing form with spreading branches. 

Dwarf Japanese Yew

Requirements: Full sun to full shade. 
 
Size: 1 m W x 1 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dark green foliage with soflt, light green new growth. A very slow growing variety. Can be sheared tp a globe shaped specimen. 

Emerald Spreader Yew

Requirements: Full to partial sun, well-drained soil.
 
Size:  2.5 m W x 60 cm H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dark green foliage with a shrubby habit. Broadly spreading branches with flat top. Useful foundation and mass plantings. 

Hick's Yew

Requirements: Full sun to full shade.
 
Size:  1 m W x 3 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dark green foliage colour with soft light, green growth. A narrow columnar form, suitable for hedges. 

Hick's Upright Yew

Requirements: Sun to partial shade.
 
Size:  1 m W x 2 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 4.
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Does well with pruning for selective size and shape. 

Hill's Yew

Requirements: Full sun to full shade, rich soil.
 
Size: 1 m W x 2 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dark green foliage with soft, light green new growth. Compact, broadly pyramidal section. Useful as hedging. 

Ward's Dwarf Yew

Requirements: Full sun to full shade, rich soil.
 
Size: 1.2 m W x 1 m H
 
Zones: Hardy to zone 5. 
 
Bloom-time: N/A
 
Description: Dark green foliage with soft, light green new growth. A very slow growing variety.