taxus cuspidata 'emerald spreader®' (monloo) (yew)

Size: 2 gallon

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  • slow-growing, compact, dense, spreading, flat-topped habit
  • low maintenance spreader suitable for use as a ground cover
  • narrow, short-stalked, dark green needles
  • small, round, fleshy, red berries on mature stems
  • extremely low tolerance for wet, poorly drained conditions
  • mature taxus species have the ability to regrow from old wood, so old specimens can be rejuvenated in the garden
  • zone 5 
  • height 60-80cm 
  • spread 175-200cm
  • a versatile evergreen that can tolerate heavy pruning, making it ideal for hedges, foundation plantings, ground covers, bank retention and topiary landscapes
  • it can also be left unpruned for a softer textured landscape
  • full sun, partial sun/shade, full shade
  • attracts birds
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • poisonous
  • evergreen
  • low maintenance
  • ground cover
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)