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Taxus x media 'Stefania' (Yew 'Stefania')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
1m
Max spread
20-50 Years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Taxus x media 'Stefania'

Other names

Yew 'Stefania'

Genus

Taxus Taxus

Variety or Cultivar

'Stefania' _ 'Stefania' is a dense, columnar, coniferous, evergreen shrub, with stiff, erect stems bearing needle-like, spine-tipped leaves, bright yellow-green turning dark green with pale yellow margins when mature. Insignificant flowers in spring are sometimes followed by fleshy, red fruit on female plants.


Taxus x media 'Stefania' is: Evergreen

Habit

Dense, Narrowly columnar

Toxicity

All parts, particularly the seeds, are highly toxic if eaten.

Foliage

Yellow-green in Spring; Variegated, Pale-yellow, Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Gall mites , Scale insects , Tortrix moth , Vine weevil Gall mites , Scale insects , Tortrix moth , Vine weevil

Phytophthora root diseases Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Pruning

No regular pruning necessary, but can be trimmed and shaped when required.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Taxus x media 'Stefania' (Yew 'Stefania') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in any well-drained soil. Will tolerate exposure, dry soils and urban pollution. Suitable for use as a hedge.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Taxus x media 'Stefania'

Other names

Yew 'Stefania'

Genus

Taxus Taxus

Variety or Cultivar

'Stefania' _ 'Stefania' is a dense, columnar, coniferous, evergreen shrub, with stiff, erect stems bearing needle-like, spine-tipped leaves, bright yellow-green turning dark green with pale yellow margins when mature. Insignificant flowers in spring are sometimes followed by fleshy, red fruit on female plants.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Dense, Narrowly columnar

Toxicity

All parts, particularly the seeds, are highly toxic if eaten.


Colour

Foliage

Yellow-green in Spring; Variegated, Pale-yellow, Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Gall mites , Scale insects , Tortrix moth , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Pruning

No regular pruning necessary, but can be trimmed and shaped when required.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Taxus x media 'Stefania' (Yew 'Stefania') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 1m after 20-50 Years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in any well-drained soil. Will tolerate exposure, dry soils and urban pollution. Suitable for use as a hedge.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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