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Taxus baccata Bare Root

from £1.05 each

£22.50

Available November to March

Due to the size of the plants, orders of 250 plants or more will require pallet delivery, starting at £40.00.

OUT OF STOCK

Yew trees are native to Britain and particularly common in England and Wales, where they are a common sight in many churchyards. Taxus baccata is a very slow growing evergreen variety that can be expected to live for many hundreds of years. It is a useful tree for hedging and topiary and has the benefit of allowing close trimming.

It's tolerance of shade also makes it ideal for planting under large trees where few other conifers would survive. Conspicuous flowers appear in early spring and are followed by fruits in late summer. The fruits have bright red, fleshy covering over the seeds.

Important Bare Root Care

As soon as you receive your bare root plants place the items upright in a bucket of clean water immediately leaving them for at least 2 hours. Only take plants out as you need them for planting.
 
Bare root plants must always be planted with wet roots, it’s not good enough to plant them dry and water them after planting.
 
Bare root plants should only be planted in good quality, free draining soil to the level they have been grown at nursery. Always make sure they are ‘healed in’ well and watered immediately after plating and whenever there are 3 or more days of dry weather, in particularly hot periods you may need to water daily during the first year.

Q: When is bare root season?

 

A: Our bare root season usually runs from November to March but it can depend on the weather conditions, we'd always recommend buying at the end of autumn rather than waiting for spring.

 

Q: Does the plant size include the roots?

A: No, all bare root plant sizes quoted exclude the roots.

 

Q: What size plants will I receive?

A: Stock size varies through the season, our 'Plant Size' are give as a guide and you will receive plants somewhere in that range. We are unable to specify exactly how tall the plants will be within that range.

 

Q: How old will the plants be?

A: Most of our 'Plant Sizes' include the age of the plant, this is shown as a sum e.g. 1+2 which in this case would indicate that the plants are 3 years old. The first number is how long the plant has spent in the seedbed and the second is the number of year it has spent lined out in the field. Where the sum starts with a 0+ this indicates that the plants were grown from a rooted cutting.

 

Q: Can I get a discount for bulk purchases?

A: We sell our bare root in various pack sizes and already discount these based on pack volume so unfortunately we are unable to offer any further discounts.

 

Q: Do I need canes?

A: Bamboo canes are perfect for giving young saplings, hedging plants, climbers and other tall shrubs the support they need when they start to establish. Unless you are planting in a completely sheltered spot with very little chance of wind then we would always recommend using a cane for support.

 

Q: Do I need rabbit guards?

A: Spiral Rabbit Guards are the most popular, low cost tree protection for young saplings, seedlings, transplants and hedging plants from browsing animals such as voles, mice, rabbits and hares. Spiral Rabbit Guards have the ability to grow and expand with the growing tree, providing a sheltered environment for the tree. It's hard to say for certain if you will require the extra protection a rabbit guard provides, if your are aware of a particular pest problem in your planting location then we would recommend using them. Rabbit Guards are not suitable for 'evergreens' please see 'Shrub Shelters' for a suitable evergreen protection method.

 

Q: What is a shrub shelter?

A: Shrub Shelters are similar to rabbit guards but are designed for use on evergreens that would sweat and die in rabbit guards. We supply shrub shelters as a kit which includes the shelter, 2 canes and 2 cable ties, one kit is required per plant.

 

Q: Do I need shrub shelters?

A: If you are aware of any specific pest problems in your planting area then we would recommend using a shrub shelter to give your young trees or hedging plants that extra protection.

Taxus baccata Bare Root

Yew trees are native to Britain and particularly common in England and Wales, where they are a common sight in many churchyards. Taxus baccata is a very slow growing evergreen variety that can be expected to live for many hundreds of years. It is a useful tree for hedging and topiary and has the benefit of allowing close trimming.

It's tolerance of shade also makes it ideal for planting under large trees where few other conifers would survive. Conspicuous flowers appear in early spring and are followed by fruits in late summer. The fruits have bright red, fleshy covering over the seeds.

 


 

Taxus baccata
from £1.05 each
Trees
12m+
8m+
  • None or Insignificant
None or Insignificant
Evergreen
No
Slow to average
Fully Hardy
  • Full sun  Full sun
  • Partial shade  Partial shade
  • Dense shade  Dense shade
  • Well-drained
  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
  • Chalk
  • Clay
  • Loam
  • Sand
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