A picture of a Prince Albert's yew

Prince Albert's yew

Saxegothaea conspicua

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

18m

Max

8m

9m

Min

3m

Flowering

Prince Albert's yew Overview

This is a slow-growing evergreen conifer. It can grow as high as 21m tall. It will form a neat conical shape, or columnar and bushy in cooler regions. The needle-like, dark green leaves are about 12mm long and spirally arranged.

How to propagate Prince Albert's yew

Seed

Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).

Cuttings

Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.