Golden Irish Yew
Taxus baccata 'Stricta Aurea'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||TAKS-us ba-KA-ta STRIK-tuh AW-ree-uh|
|Lore||Unlike other conifers, plants of the Taxus genus do not produce seed-bearing cones, but rather small red fruit that resemble single seed berries. CAUTION: FRUIT IS HIGHLY TOXIC IF INGESTED|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 15 to 30 ft. tall, 4 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||The symmetrical, distinctively columnar shape of this stately shrub delivers a bold statement in formal groupings. Highly effective as a foundation or accent specimen, providing an exceptional vertical effect in the landscape. Excellent texture and color contrast for green broadleaf plants. Plant en masse to create a handsome tall hedge or privacy screen.|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Columnar, Narrow|
|Landscape Use||Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Topiary, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fruit Poisonous, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Lilac (Syringa); Viburnum (Viburnum); Potentilla (Potentilla); Periwinkle (Vinca); Lavender (Lavandula)|
Easily adapts to most well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. For a neat appearance, prune annually to shape in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8