Growing Yew Shrubs In Your Garden
Yew shrubs are great shrubs for borders, entranceways, paths, specimen gardening, or mass plantings. All yew shrubs are needle-bearing with striking dense green foliage. Most of these shrubs can also be grown in a number of locations throughout Zones 4-7, and they are generally tolerant of both sun and shade. In fact, the majority of yew shrubs are native to parts of Asia, Europe, and North Africa, making them quite versatile. While there are several kinds of yew shrubs grown, true yew varieties belong to the Taxusgenus. The Japanese yew (T. cuspidata) and English yew (T. baccata) are the most notable species. Japanese yew is more hardy and adaptable than the English variety and can endure colder weather conditions. Due to its versatility, a yew shrub can perform many uses in the landscape setting.
Sizes and shapes between the various species usually determine its purpose and placement in the landscape. There are yew varieties that grow tall and upright, making excellent choices for privacy hedges. There are also yew shrubs that are low-lying with a spreading nature, and those that are short and upright. These are the types that are more suitable near the home, making ideal selections as foundation plants.
Garden With Rocks And Yew Shrubs
Care for yew shrubs by planting them in well-drained soil, watering them regularly and pruning them once a year.
Backyard Garden With Nana Yew Shrubs
Yews are wonderful for topiary work because of how adaptable they are to pruning and shaping.
Outdoor Garden With Yew Shrub Plants
To give yew the best start in life, prepare the soil, incorporating well-rotted manure or garden compost and plant as you would when planting trees and shrubs.
Yew Shrubs With River Rocks
The Yew shrub family of plants are from the genus Taxus. There are many horticultural forms and cultivars and the primary difference between them is the growth habit and size.
Green Garden Yew Shrubs
Growing yews can be achieved in zones 4 through 8. While this evergreen shrubs flourishes in sun to partial sun and well drained soil, it is tolerant of most any exposure and soil make up with the exception of overly wet soil, which may cause root rot.
Backyard Yew Shrub Plants
Many cultivars and types of yew shrubs are available to the gardener, so those interested in growing yews will find a variety to choose from.
Garden With Green Yew Shrubs
The yew shrub is one of the most popular slow-growing evergreens placed in the home landscape.
Yard With Japanese Yew Shrubs
The Taxus yew shrub, belonging to the Taxaceae family, is a medium sized evergreen shrub native to the areas of Japan, Korea and Manchuria.Label: pictures of shrubs, garden shrubs, images shrubs, photinia shrubs, photinia plants, .