Taxus × media 'Beanpole' / Beanpole Hybrid yew

Taxus × media 'Beanpole' is an extremely narrow, slow growing, fastigiate selection of Anglo-Japanese yew with dark green foliage and abundant fruit. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will stand 6 feet (2 m) tall and only 2 feet (60 cm) wide, an annual growth rate of nearly 12 inches (30 cm).

This cultivar originated as a seedling selected in the late 1960s by John Vermeulen & Son Nursery, Neshanic Station, New Jersey, USA.

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Taxus x media 'Beanpole' at Bickelhaupt Arboretum, Clinton, Iowa in their 'Heartland Collection of Garden Conifers' March 2004.
Photo by Dax Herbst
Taxus x media 'Beanpole.' This plant was labeled as a Taxus cuspidata. Photo taken at Dawes Arboretum, Newark, Ohio, during ACS national meeting, June 24, 2016.
Photo by William Dunagin

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