Helen Corbet yew in a landscape showing its bright yellow foliage

‘Helen Corbet’

Yew

Taxus cuspidata

'Helen Corbet'

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Helen Corbet yew in a landscape showing its bright yellow foliage
  • Bright foliage
  • Versatile habit
  • Evergreen
Description
Spring Meadow no longer offers this variety; the information on this page is for reference only. Please view suggested plants below for substitutes. A beautiful, healthy-looking lemon-lime colored yew with a dense but fluffy low-mounded habit. The color is especially bright during the spring flush.

USDA Zone 4 - 7 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun, Shade

Height 3 - 5'

Width 3 - 5'

Finish Time 2 seasons

Type Evergreen

Foliage Color Green

Soil Adaptable to various soil pH levels, but good drainage is imperative.

Pruning Pruning is not required, though it can tolerate heavy pruning and shaping if desired. Pruning or trimming in late spring, after the new growth has emerged and hardened off slightly, is best.

Uses Hedges; mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips Tolerates heavy shearing or pruning, either to shape as desired or accentuate natural habit. Very susceptible to deer damage.