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Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A narrow evergreen plant, Taxus baccata 'Fastigata' has a handsome upright, columnar habit and has dark greem, glossy leaves.

This yew will keep this shape with no pruning or trimming and therefore grows as a superb formal conifer and is an ideal choice for a garden with limited space.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (40 - 60 cm tall)

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Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Eventually a very small tree with an upright, narrow habit.
Height: up to 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 50 cm (1 1/2 ft).

Plant Finder: about Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’

Common names



Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’ (Yew). Dark green leaves are borne from this upright, slow-growing tree.


They are fully to frost-hardy and will tolerate a wide range of conditions, which include heavy shade and chalky soils. However, they will grow well in rich soil that is well drained and has full sun exposure. Watch out for the poisonous leaves and seeds. Prune in late summer.

Interest and use

Ornamental, shade, foliage, hedging, border. Year-round interest.

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Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

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