TAXUS baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'

Commonly known as Golden yew, Westfelton yew

Yellow margined leaves on golden-yellow shoots. Spreading habit with drooping branchlets. Female tree
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
    Small tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

TAXUS baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    Can withstand renovation pruning
    Pests & Diseases
    Tortrix moth caterpillars, vine weevil, yew scale, Phytophthora root rot.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Toxic if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Bird friendly
5m (16ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

Useful extras...

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Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
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