Dense Spreading Yew

Dense Spreading Yew is a compact evergreen shrub.  This yew variety is slow growing.  This evergreen can be installed as a stand alone plant or grown into a hedge.  Dense Spreading Yew grows well in part shade to full sun areas.  Most yew shrubs are resistant to winter burn.  This plant requires minimal maintenance to keep it looking healthy.  During extreme heat or drought conditions, this plant may require watering on a regular basis.

Dense Spreading Yew

Dense Spreading Yew

Taxus X Media ‘Densiformis’

Plant Details

Flower Color- None

Foliage Color- Dark Green

Zone- 4-7

Height- 3′

Spread- 5′

Light- Part shade to sun.

Details- Dense Spreading Yew is a moderate growing compact shrub.  Fairly hardy plant that will grow in most environments.  This shrub produces small red berries.

Pruning-  Pruning should be done on an annual basis during the summer.  Pruning more than once a year will not hurt the plant.  Multiple prunings can be done to remove straggler branches.

Other Yew plant options.

  • Alpine Plum Yew
  • Berryhill Yew
  • Blue Gem Alpine Plum Yew
  • Brown’s Yew
  • Capitata Yew
  • Dark Green Spreader Yew
  • Duke Gardens Japanese Plum Yew
  • Hicks Yew
  • Huber’s Tawny Gold Spreading Yew
  • Japanese Plum Yew
  • Meyer’s Yew
  • Taunton’s Yew