Taxus Media Groenland Yew for Hedging A member of the yew family, Taxus Media Groenland (Taxus Media Greenland) or Yew Groenland, as it is more commonly known, is ideally suited for hedging. This bushy evergreen boasts conifer-like soft green needles that retain their colour throughout the seasons and has an upright bushy growth habit. As it is usually the case with all yew cultivars, Taxus Media Greenland is slow-growing, so if you are to use it for hedging, we recommend buying the largest specimens your budget will allow.
The stiff, upright shoots bear glossy green foliage. The needle-like leaves are borne in ascending sprays and create a thick wall of green that stays completely unchanged year-round, both in density and colour.
Height and Spread of Taxus Media Groenland With a slow growth rate, Yew Groenland can achieve a maximum height of 2 metres with a 1.5 spread.
How Hardy Is Taxus Media Groenland One of the most noted qualities of this particular variety is its exceptional hardiness. Taxus Media Greenland is much more resistant than its close relatives, and fully hardy in the United Kingdom.
How To Use Taxus Media Groenland Because of its dense, abundant foliage, and due to the fact it responds well to trimming and shaping, this beautiful evergreen is most often used for hedging and screening. Plant it en masse for appeal that lasts throughout the year and offers unchanging fresh green foliage, even in seasons where there is little color to be seen.
Although primarily grown as a hedge, Yew Groenland can be an attractive stand-alone plant, as well. Grow this highly-decorative in large pots as front door plants, or on roof gardens and balconies.
How To Care For Taxus Media Groenland Yew Groenland can be planted in full sun to partial shade, in an exposed or sheltered location. As long as you grow it in well-drained, fertile soil, this bushy evergreen will thrive. Tolerates chalk. When it comes to keeping a tidy form, slow growth rate makes Taxus Media Greenland thoroughly undemanding. An annual trim will suffice, either in summer or autumn, just to ensure that the preferred shape is maintained.