Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata Aureomarginata’ Yew

Golden Irish Yew

Description: Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Aureomarginata' is a dense, compact, male tree with an erect habit. The dark green foliage is bordered with golden yellow giving the whole tree a distinctive appearance.

Taxus Growing Tips: Tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions including shade and chalk but not waterlogged or poor draining soil. Will tolerate exposure, dry soils and urban pollution.

Most parts of the plant are toxic, particularly if foliage is eaten by animals.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2m

Attributes

  • Evergreen
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Leaf colour: Yellow
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Drought tolerant
  • Award-winning
  • Do not prune
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Open space planting

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