A popular evergreen shrub for the garden with rich dark green needles, new growth is a contrasting bright green in spring and early summer; wide spreading and slow growing, takes pruning very well, performs well in shade, resistant to winter burn
Dark Green Spreader Yew has dark green foliage which emerges light green in spring. The ferny leaves remain dark green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.
Dark Green Spreader Yew is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Dark Green Spreader Yew is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- General Garden Use
This shrub performs well in both full sun and full shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid, and parts of it are known to be toxic to humans and animals, so care should be exercised in planting it around children and pets.
- Mature Height: 3 feet
- Mature Width: 5 feet
- Sunlight: Sun, Part Sun, Shade
- Soil Conditions: Moist (Typical)
Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, holds the same glorious potential!