Plant Care European Yew
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European Yew

Also known as

English Yew

Taxonomy

Taxus baccata
Taxus
Taxaceae
Pinales

How to care for European Yew

Water

How often to water your European Yew

Water needs for European Yew
0.5 cups
every 9

European Yew needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of European Yew

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for English Yew in your home

Light needs and placement for plant European Yew: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

European Yew love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

European Yew does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of European Yew in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize European Yew

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for European Yew: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your European Yew after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

European Yew is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for European Yew

European Yew

European Yew


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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