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These trees were planted in 1989 and require a digger to lift them from the ground in Autumn/Winter. They are around 1.5m wide and 2m high and make a fabulous readymade screen. The pot size (right) is only a very rough indication of what would be needed to accommodate the rootball.
Hick's yew, Yew
Taxus × media ‘Hicksii’ (Hick's yew). This columnar tree which has male and female forms, bears dark green leaves.
They are fully to frost-hardy and will tolerate a wide range of conditions, which include heavy shade and chalky soils. They are poisonous.
Hedging, specimen. Berries are poisonous if eaten.
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