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Dense Spreading Yew(15 of 15)

Taxus x media 'Densiformis'--Dense Spreading Yew

- Dwarf, spreading evergreen conifer that forms a dense broad conical shape
- Produces red fruit in the fall
- Plant in moist, but well-drained soil; water when dry; tolerant of pruning
- Plant in full sun to partial shade
- Height: 5-7 feet
- Width: 3-4 feet
- Hardy in USDA zones 4-7:

Zones 4-5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; water during dry periods, even in winter; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds; mulch after first hard frost; avoid exposure to salt; prune as desired in early spring.

Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; water during dry periods, even in winter; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds; mulch after first hard frost; prune as desired in early spring.

Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in light to partial shade; water during dry periods, even in winter; avoid exposure to harsh winter winds; mulch after first hard frost; prune as desired in early spring; may struggle in warmer areas of this zone.

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