Friday, October 30, 2020

Yew Trees at Art's Nursery

Tour our selections of Yew Trees at Art's Nursery

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Varieities of Yew Trees at Art's Nursery

Yew Trees are an elegant tree for hedging containers or stand-alone specimens. Their relatively slow growth and slender silhouette make them perfectly suited for small space gardens. They can also thrive in lower light conditions where other evergreens might fail. Yew Trees have been a classic staple for hundreds of years of fine English and French historical gardens and parks.

Best Planting Practices for Yew Trees

• Part shade is best but can handle full sun to full shade.
• Well drained soil is essential.
• Will start to yellow or brown if planted in wet or saturated soil.
• Can be pruned hard into old wood, will re sprout from the base.
• Best pruning times are early spring and late winter.
• If creating hedge, have slightly thinner top and slightly wider shape to help with snow load.
• Can handle a wide variety of PH from slightly acidic to slightly alkaline.
• Very important to keep your new yew tree well watered for first summer, once established it can handle some dry periods.
• Must have well drained soil.
• Can fertilize with slow release evergreen food in the early and mid spring.

Varieites Of Yew Trees

1. Melford Yew
This very narrow, upright yew is deepest green. It is an ideal hedging plant, border specimen for small gardens, great in shady areas, too! Can be grown in containers. Great for formal design. H: 3-6 ft in 10 years W: 1 ft in 10 yrs Soil: Average Zone: 5
2. Hicks Yew
A narrow columnar to conical Yew with upright branches bearing dark glossy green foliage. Red berries. Great for formal hedges. Does well in sun or shade. Prune to shape. H: 8-12 ft W: 3-4ft Soil Well Drained Zone 4B - 7A
3. Irish Golden Yew
Upright growing evergreen with green needles that are eddged in golden yellow. Versatile and sought after for formal gardens. Great in planters. Very slow growing. Also known as Taxus baccata stricta aurea. H: 4-6 ft / 10 yrs W: 1ft / 10 yrs Soil: Average Zone: 5
4. Taxus X Media Hm Eddie
Provides instant privacy hedging. Can handle full shade to light sun. H: 18-20 ft /20yrs W: 3.5 ft / 20 yrs
5. Taxus baccata ‘Repandens’
Spreading English Yew, height can be anywhere from 4 – 8 feet and wide sprawling and can grow 10 – 15 feet in width. Can be quite draught tolerant once established, great in forest planting or where a wide sprawling hedge is required. H: 4-8 ft / 10-15 yrs W: 10-15 ft / 10-15 yrs
6. Flushing Parade Yew
Upright, very narrow growth habit, dark green needles and slower growth rate makes this yew unique. If used in urban areas or designs that require this growth habit. Berries can be producedd but are not common. Plant as speciment or narrow hedging option. Growths 6-12 inches per year. Prune to encourage fullness. H: 5-10 ft W: 1-2 Ft Soil: Moist, Well Drained Zone: 5
6. Hillii Yew
This broad, compact pyramid is deepest green with a very tidy, uniform habit. Use in sun or shade for a gorgeous hedge or foundation plant. Yews are also great container plants! H: 6-8 ft, W: 2-3 ft / 10 yrs Soil, Well Drained Zone: 5

Frequently Asked Questions About Yew Trees

1. When To Plant A Yew Tree?
Best planting times for Yew Trees on the West Coast are Spring and Fall.
2. How To Identify A Yew Tree?
Dark green, short blunt tipped needles in single rows, held flat on either side of the stem.
3. How To Prune A Yew Tree?
If pruning for hedge, the best time is early spring and prune thinner on the top and wider on the bottom so heavy snow is shed from plants and do not peel a part.
4. Why Is My Yew Tree Turning Brown or Yellow?
Yew Trees are extremely sensitive to poor drainage. Check your drainage and ensure your Yew Tree is not standing or sitting in water at any time of the year. Another reason for discoloration could be sidewalk salt interfering with the PH levels of your soil.
5. Are Yew Tree Berries Poisonous?
Yes, if ingested, all parts of the yew trees are poisonous and the seeds in the berries are toxic as well.

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