Shrub of the Week: Ever-Low Yew

This week’s selection’s flowers are not noticeable at all. In fact you wouldn’t think it flowers at all except for the red berries in the fall. This week’s shrub is the…

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Taxus media ‘Ever-Low’

The  ever-low yew is a dark green short needled plant that is low growing. It is used mainly as a ground cover plant or a low hedge. Unlike other yews it stays low to the ground.  Yew

It’s a zone 4 plant that likes full sun but will do better in partial shade. Yew are easily shaped plants that are commonly used in topiary work.

Ever-Low Yews  grow to 12-24” with an 5-6’ spread and forms a nice green back ground for low growing perennials in front of it.

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