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Q.Yew Tree Advice

Zone Sussex | Neil S added on August 3, 2021 | Answered

I have several yew trees that have been stifled by being surrounded by other trees and starved of light. They are each about 6 foot tall but branches & foliage are fairly sparse. I would like to move them to a boundary and use as hedging but if I do so is there a good chance they will survive the move and recover & develop more branches & foliage ?

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Answered on August 3, 2021

Established yews will have a very hard time moving. I would not recommend this. They are adaptable, and responsive to pruning, so that can help to some degree.

Here is an article that will help you, should you choose to move it:


This article will help you with the, general, care of the shrub:


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