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Hicks Yew
Hicks Yew

Hicks Yew

$39.99

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. Because they don’t shed their foliage in winter these species will always offer something to look at and are easy to care for in our zone.

Growth Habits

Red berries flourish during the fall season adding a unique characteristic to the evergreen shrub. Hicks Yew are praised for their fast growth rates and make for the perfect tall hedges. Hicks Yew grows up to a mature height of around 10 to 12 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide, but they can be trimmed to any height and require very little pruning to maintain shape.

Care

Full sun to part shade. One thing you will love about Taxus x media hicksii is the high tolerance it has for different light exposures. You can plant the Hicks Yew in both full sun or full shade. Any well drained slightly acidic soil.

Toxicity

Yew is a common evergreen shrub used in landscaping that is extremely poisonous to all species. This includes dogs, cats, horses, cattle, birds, and humans. According to Pet Poison Helpline, all parts of the plant are very poisonous, including the succulent red berries, as they contain taxines. Yews are susceptible to damage from hungry deer, especially in winter.

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. Because they don’t shed their foliage in winter these species will always offer something to look at and are easy to care for in our zone.

Red berries flourish during the fall season adding a unique characteristic to the evergreen shrub. Hicks Yew are praised for their fast growth rates and make for the perfect tall hedges. Hicks Yew grows up to a mature height of around 10 to 12 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide, but they can be trimmed to any height and require very little pruning to maintain shape.

Full sun to part shade. One thing you will love about Taxus x media hicksii is the high tolerance it has for different light exposures. You can plant the Hicks Yew in both full sun or full shade. Any well drained slightly acidic soil.

Yew is a common evergreen shrub used in landscaping that is extremely poisonous to all species. This includes dogs, cats, horses, cattle, birds, and humans. According to Pet Poison Helpline, all parts of the plant are very poisonous, including the succulent red berries, as they contain taxines. Yews are susceptible to damage from hungry deer, especially in winter.

Plant size and shape may differ from what is pictured.

For mail orders: Plants may go through shock during shipping. Upon arrival, take the plant out and water it thoroughly. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please notify us via email at sales@amgardens.com and include a photo(s) within 24 hours of plant arrival.

For in store purchases: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call us at 423-870-5000 or return the plant in its original pot/condition within 3 days. Trees and shrubs have a 1 year warranty (exceptions may apply), but we highly encourage you to give us a call or email if you notice issues with your plant. We'd love to help you figure out what's wrong and save your plant! 

Orders are shipped on Wednesdays and Thursdays; if your order is placed on a Wednesday, it may not ship until the following Wednesday. During peak season there may be delays in shipping. If it is too hot or cold, we suggest ordering during milder months to ensure plants arrive in best condition.