Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'
(Golden Yew Tree) Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea' is a splendid female cultivar which is similar to a normal yew, but with handsome, golden-yellow young shoots.
(However due to high demand we are currently shipping orders within 6 - 10 working days)
Surcharges apply for Highlands/Islands. Free P&P for orders over £250
A splendid female cultivar which is similar to a normal yew, but with handsome, golden-yellow young shoots. Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea' is slow growing for the first few years, but once established can grow as much as 30 - 40 cm a year.
Established specimens produce small, bright red berries late in the year which contrast well against the golden foliage. An eye-catching garden tree!
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Rate of Growth: Slow until established, then moderate.
- Habit: Small tree with an upright habit and gently pendulous, arching branches once established.
- Height: up to 6 m (20 ft)
- Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Mature Size
- Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Windy & Exposed
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Honey Fungus Resistant, Leaf Colour - Gold/Yellow, To grow in a pot
You might also like