Yew ‘Golden Irish’
Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata Aurea’
Zone: 6 (Not Hardy)
Exposure: Full sun to Full Shade
Mature Size: 25′ high x 8′ wide
Shrub Form: Narrow, upright, columnar
Foliage Color: Variegated gold and green
Growth Rate: Slow
Uses: Hedge, screen, vertical accent
Description: A narrow upright evergreen shrub with a columnar habit, variegated gold and green foliage, and red ornamental berries. Perfect for those shady areas.
Ornamental Features: Gold edged green foliage emerges gold in the spring remains throughout the season turning chartreuse in the fall. Scarlet berry-like cones appear from early to late fall.
Landscape Attributes: Dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with columnar habit of growth. Low maintenance; responds to pruning well. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant once established.