Meet the Breeder
Grand Haven, MI, USA
Taxus x media
- Space saving
- Fast growing
- Dense branching
Think of Stonehenge® taxus as a thin, faster-growing 'Hicksii'. Perfect for hedging or foundation plantings where a narrow habit works best. This unique selection has been in our field trial for over five years and has never needed pruning, shearing, or shown signs of winter burn. It's narrow enough to be useful and interesting, dense enough to look good in a container, and fast enough to be profitable.
USDA Zone 5 - 7 (-20°F/-28°C)
Exposure Full sun, Part sun, Shade
Height 8 - 10'
Finish Time 1 season
Foliage Color Green
Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn
Soil Adaptable to various soil pH levels, but good drainage is imperative.
Pruning Naturally narrow habit requires little to no pruning to maintain its shape. May be pruned as needed to maintain desired height.
Uses Hedges, mixed borders, foundation plantings, specimen.
Growing Tips Benefits from mulch. Protect from deer.