DENSIFORMIS YEW is a compact evergreen shrub.  This yew variety is slow growing.  This evergreen can be installed as a stand-alone plant or grown into a hedge.  Densiformis Yew grows well in part shade to full sun areas.  Most yew shrubs are resistant to winter burn.  This evergreen requires minimal maintenance to keep it looking healthy.  During extreme heat or drought conditions, this plant may need watering on a regular basis.


Densiformis Yew

Taxus x media ‘Densiformis’

Plant Type- Evergreen Shrub

Flower Color- None

Foliage Color- Dark Green

Growth Habit- Compact and Dense

Growth Rate- Moderate

Zone- 4-7

Height- 3′

Spread- 5′

Light- Part shade to sun.

Details- Dense Spreading Yew is a moderate growing compact shrub.  This yew is a fairly hardy plant that will grow in most environments.  This shrub produces small red berries.

Pruning-  Pruning should be done on an annual basis during the summer.  Pruning more than once a year will not hurt the plant.  Multiple prunings can be done to remove straggler branches.

Other Yew plant options.

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  • Berryhill Yew
  • Blue Gem Alpine Plum Yew
  • Brown’s Yew
  • Capitata Japanese Yew
  • Dark Green Pyramidal Yew
  • Dark Green Spreader Yew
  • Dense Spreading Yew
  • Duke Gardens Japanese Plum Yew
  • Emerald Spreader® Japanese Yew
  • Everlow Yew
  • Golden Irish Yew
  • Hicks Yew
  • Huber’s Tawny Gold Spreading Yew
  • Irish Yew
  • Japanese Yew
  • Japanese Plum Yew
  • Meyer’s Yew
  • Shrubby Yew Podocarpus
  • Spreading Japanese Plum Yew
  • Spreading Yew Selection
  • Taunton’s Yew
  • Upright Japanese Yew
  • Yew Podocarpus