Taxus x media 'Hicksii'Item #7233 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 7
Excellent evergreen shrub for tall hedges, displaying glossy dark green foliage. Long, upright growing branches form a narrow, columnar habit. Provide well drained soil for best performance.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.Average Landscape Size:Slow grower to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.Key Feature:Easy Care PlantBlooms:Does not flowerLandscape Uses:
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:TAKS-us x MEE-di-aPlant type:ConiferDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:Columnar, NarrowGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow grower to 10 to 12 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Does not flowerDesign IdeasThis yew is a traditional hedge plant, useful for its narrow, upright growth that take to shearing well. It also works well as a single, columnar accent in the landscape or on either side of a doorway.
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: summer.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.