Taunton Spreading Yew

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Shade Loving Yew That Spreads Out to 4 Feet Wide

Taunton Yew is commonly referred to as a spreading Yew plant. This versatile shrub is pretty easy t grow & resistant to both insects and disease. Once it’s established it is drought tolerant, deer resistant, salt tolerant (great for coastal areas). This Yew groundcover is excellent for filling under large trees and other shady areas. It can grow up to 3 feet tall but tolerates shearing to maintain the desired size and shape.

  • Grows in Full Shade or Full Sun
  • Easy Care Evergreen
  • Four Season Interest
  • Extremely Versatile
  • Tolerant to Both Heat and Cold
  • Resistant to Winter Burn
Botanical Name Taxus x media ‘Tauntonii’
Foliage Evergreen
Mature Height 3 – 4 feet
Mature Spread 4 – 6 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Slow
Grow Zones 4 through 7

Grow Zones 4 to 7

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 through 7

Taunton Spreading Yew Frequently Asked Questions

Are Yew fast-growing?

In general, yew are considered slow growing. Grown in shady area, expect roughly 3 to 6 inches o ne growth per year.

When is the best time to prune a spreading yew shrub?

Pruning is best done in early spring before new growth emerges.