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Stonehenge Dark Druid® Yew Taxus x media

Exposure
  • Full Shade
  • Part Shade to Shade
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun
  • Sun or Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Mature Size
48" 36"
Height
36 - 48"
Spread
36"
  • Details

    Features

    Got shade? Get Stonehenge Dark Druid yew!

    Yews are one of the most useful landscaping plants, thanks to their year-round beauty and shade tolerance. Stonehenge Dark Druid brings a new size and shape option to the palette of yews, naturally growing as an appealing little mound of soft, fern-like evergreen foliage. It's ideal as a substitute for boxwood, as a specimen, or even a container plant.

    Available in better garden centers in spring 2021. 

    Top reasons to grow Stonehenge Dark Druid yew:

    - Dwarf rounded habit

    - Dark green foliage

    - Shade tolerant

    Winter Interest

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Evergreen
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    36 - 48 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Full Shade
    Light Requirement: 
    Part Shade to Shade
    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun or Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses Notes: 

    Rounded habit is ideal for a low hedge, edging, specimen, or container plantings. 

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Thanks to its rounded dwarf habit, regular pruning is not needed. Branches may be selectively removed if desired. 

    Note that yew is not deer resistant and can sustain substantial damage in areas where deer pressure is high.

    Stonehenge Dark Druid® Taxus x media 'SMNTHDB' USPP 32,419, Can PBRAF
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