Taxus ( Hicksii)
Stunning topiary clipped from Taxus x Media ‘Hicksii’ – broad, upright, columnar conifer with long ascending branches. Bright green, needle-like foliage, 2-3 cm long. Female cultivar which produces abundant fruits.
Extremely hardy, very resistant to city pollution. Grows well in fertile, well-drained soil including chalky and acid. Withstands being covered by old trees. Tolerates severe pruning.
Latin Name: Taxus x Media ‘Hicksii’
English Name: Yew ‘Hicksii’
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage: Bright Green.
Flower: Red Fruit.
Flowering Period: Spring.
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Well-drained. Chalk. Clay. Loam. Sand.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sunlight or Partial Shade.
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Sheltered or Exposed.
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: Less than -20 °C (less than -4 °F) Suggested Uses: Small gardens. Rock gardens. Groups.
Maintenance: No regular pruning necessary, but can be trimmed and shaped when required.
Spacing: 2ft apart