Taxus baccata ‘Amersfoort’

  • Family Taxaceae
  • Genus Taxus are small evergreen trees or large shrubs of rounded habit, with dense, linear leaves, insignificant flowers and, on female plants, conspicuous fleshy red arils surrounding the solitary seeds
  • Details‘Amersfoort’ is a slow-growing, dwarf yew with shrubby, upright branches and small, oval, box-like leaves


How to grow

Cultivation Grow in any well-drained soil. Tolerant of exposure and urban pollution

Propagation Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings or grafting

Suggested planting locations and garden types Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Drought Resistant Garden Edging City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

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

Pests May be attacked by tortrix moth, vine weevil, gall mites and scale insects

Diseases May be subject to phytophthora root diseases