BlueBell Nursery - Conifers - Taxus - Taxus baccata

Taxus baccata
Taxus baccata
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The yew is a beautiful evergreen conifer native to parts of Europe, North Africa and East Asia. They are very long lived plants, with some surviving for up to 2000 years, making it the longest lived tree in Europe. A handsome standalone tree, Taxus baccata can also be pruned to create a superb formal hedge.

Supplied Sizes: We are able to supply Taxus at a number of different of sizes:

  • £4.50 each - Young plants in liner pots (P9) or bare root at 15 - 20 cm tall.
  • £17.50 each - Rootballed plants at 30 - 40 cm tall.
  • £25.00 each - Rootballed plants at 50 - 60 cm tall.
  • £45.00 each - Rootballed plants at 80 - 100 cm tall.
  • Larger plants are available at request

To order yew plants, please call our office on (01530) 413700 or email us at if you are interested with the number & size of plants you require. 

Please note that these yews are available in late autumn - winter - early spring and can take several weeks to become available once ordered. Larger sizes may be to heavy to be sent with our normal mail order service.

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Medium sized tree with an open, rounded habit if left unpruned.
    • Height: up to 15 m (50 ft)
    • Spread: 10 m (32 ft).
  • Notes: All parts of Taxus baccata are poisonous and should not be eaten!


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