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Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'
Taxus baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'
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Available Autumn 2018 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!

Supplied Size: 5L pots (approx 5 years old, 125 - 150 cm tall)

  • 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).


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