An excellent evergreen shrub for tall hedges and privacy screens. The long, upright-growing branches with dense, glossy, dark green foliage naturally form a narrow, columnar habit that works well as a foundation plant, or placed in pairs at entries or doorways.
Common Name: Hicks Yew
Botanical Name: Taxus x media 'Hicksii'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:TAKS-us MEE-dee-uh
Growth habit:Columnar, Narrow
Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Special features:Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Road Salt, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage and berry-like cones.
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage