Taxus X media 'Tauntonii' - Taunton Yew
Spread: 6-8’ (Broadly spreading, usually with horizontal top).
Growth Rate: Medium
Hardiness: Zone 3b-7.
Foliage: Very dark green with light brown tips, very soft.
Common Ailments: Sometimes browsed by deer.
Preferred Soil: ph 5.5-7, moist but adequate drainage. Can tolerate sun or heavy shade.
Attributes: Yews offer many unique characteristics, most notable is its rich green color and softness. Its extreme hardiness for a yew makes this plant highly preferred in our locality.