Taxus Media Hicksii - Cup Yew
This yew species has the peculiarity that it grows columnar upwards. Hicksii' belongs to the conifer family. It may not be as well known as the popular Taxus baccata, but it has a lot of characteristics that make it so popular and successful as a hedge plant.
Cup yew reaches a long age
The cup yew does not grow as quickly, but is more hardy than the common yew baccata. Another advantage is that it can grow very old and is easy to prune. The yew 'Hicksii' is the female variety of the yew 'Hillii'. This means that it bears fruit in autumn. These are beautiful, bright red berries. Together with the dark green needles, this creates a beautiful contrast and eye-catcher in your garden.
Taxus media Hicksii is superior
Taxus media Hicksii is convincing as a hedge plant, but also as a solitary. Taxus hicksii thrives in shady, but also in sunny or semi-shady locations. Taxus hicksii does not make high demands on the soil. The only thing this hedge plant does not like is extreme drought and too much water. So water it occasionally in summer during the dry season and ensure good drainage during wet periods. The needles of Taxus hicksii are soft and flexible and do not prick. The yew media hicksii tolerates very heavy pruning. Where other conifers would not survive pruning, the yew is the only hedge plant that can. This confirms the robustness of this magnificent hedge plant.
The ideal privacy screen for your garden
Yews are particularly practical hedge plants to plant as evergreen hedges for privacy protection. As the only conifer, they also resprout from the old wood and can therefore be rejuvenated if necessary. This Taxus Media Hicksii is particularly hardy and therefore highly recommended for colder regions. Find a nice place for the Bechereibe Hicksii in your garden, Taxus media 'Hicksii' can be used in many ways in the garden due to its many good qualities. It is the perfect backdrop for a beautiful flower bed, but is also suitable for formal gardens.
Buy Bechereibe media Hicksii
About 5 plants are needed for a running metre.
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use the Taxus media Hicksii all year round. We hope you enjoy the Taxus media 'Hicksii' in your garden.
|Botanical name:||Taxus Media Hicksii|
|Colloquial name:||Hicks's yew|
|Mature height:||1 - 10 Meter|
|Growth:||10 -20 cm per year|
|Leaf color:||dark green|
Blossom / fruit
|Location:||full sun, semi shade, shade|
|Flowering period:||all year round|
|Requirement:||5 plants per linear meter|
|Use for:||hedge plant, Grouping Plant|
|Ships as:||as pot plant|