Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'
  • Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'
  • Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'

Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'

£35.00

(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.

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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).

Data sheet

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

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