The English Yew has been awarded a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit and is ideal for growing as a formal hedge – it tolerates regular clipping and is easily shaped for topiary. A good all round tough plant that is tolerant of dry soils, this Taxus baccata is a medium-sized bushy evergreen tree with very dark green, leathery leaves. Female plants produce red, cup-shaped non-edible autumn fruits and male plants offer yellow cones in spring. Supplied as 30 – 45cm bareroots (12 – 18) Height: 12m (39′). Spread: 8m (26′). Planting Distance: 30 – 45 cm (12 – 18).