Fairview Yew (Taxus x media ‘Fairview’)

Fairview Yew

  • Creates a Rounded Profile
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Cold Hardy
  • Grows in Sun or Shade
  • Full-Bodied, Branches to the Ground
  • Plants can be Tightly Pruned or Kept Natural
  • Classic, Deep Green Yew

For a sophisticated landscape look, try the dark green good looks of the evergreen Fairview Yew (Taxus x media ‘Fairview’). It features a very useful, rounded growth habit that stays compact.

Perfect to create a long-lived hedge, Fairview Yew grows beautifully in either full sun or shade. If you need a long foundation planting, the Fairview would be a perfect choice.

There is a reason why people have loved Yews for thousands of years. They are easy-care but bring structure to any garden design.

Fairview is well known in the industry as a lovely evergreen workhorse. It can be clipped to a polished presentation. It looks great when left natural to grow as it will. Trust us, even a natural Yew will never, ever look unkempt.

For a hedge, we recommend planting them 3 feet apart. Measure from the center of one to the center of the next plant.

Yews grow relatively slowly but live a very long time. For Yews, it’s always best to buy the largest size container we have available. Our growers focus on healthy root production and will not shift a plant into a larger container until it’s ready. Rest assured, when you buy a Yew from Nature Hills, you’re giving the best possible start to your long-term garden design.

Yews must have well-drained soil to thrive. If you see puddles in your planting area after a rain, you’ll need to bring in additional soil. “Mound up” to 18 – 24 inches above your soil line, then plant in that mound.

Dig a wide hole, but no deeper than the pot. Please don’t plant Yews too deep. Use care when planting, as Yew roots are delicate.

Baby your Yews, you’ll be glad you did!

Feed your Fairview Yew Dr. Earth Acid Lover’s Organic and Natural Premium Fertilizer in early spring and mid-summer.

Give it a regular schedule of supplemental water if rainfall isn’t sufficient. This is especially important when the plants are young.

The Fairview Yew is a wonderful choice. Use them as a hedge, or plant one as a pretty specimen that will bring a deep green presence to your landscape all year long.

Fairview Yew (Taxus x media ‘Fairview’) Details

Common name Fairview Yew
Botanical name Taxus x media 'Fairview'
Hardiness zone 4-7
Growth rate Medium, Slow
Height 4 - 5 ft.
Width 4 - 6 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well-drained
Pollinator-friendly No
Leaf color Evergreen