TAXUS baccata 'Repens Aurea'

Commonly known as Yew

Low spreading yew with leaf margins yellow when young turning cream later. Needs full sun for the best leaf colour
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • 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
    Tolerates full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

TAXUS baccata 'Repens Aurea'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Possibly same as 'Dovastonii Aurea', propagated from sideshoots resulting in prostrate habit. Slow-growing. Females may produce red arils sparsely. 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)
  • Wildlife
    Bird friendly
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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