Scientific Name: Taxus baccata 'Repandens'
Common Name: spreading English yew
Family Name: Taxaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 1.5 - 2.0m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Filler, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Rock garden, Sheared hedge, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Needle-like, Spiraled, Leathery, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Mar-Apr
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), (Accessory tissue), Red, Oct-Nov
Key ID Features:
Mounded; leaves dark green/lighter bluish-green beneath; male cones absent; fruit-like female cones each with a fleshy red aril and a single green seed.