Instant Yew Hedging (Taxus baccata) has become a popular way of planting a Yew hedge which has already started to take shape. Instant hedge troughs are an excellent solution where an immediate hedge is required Yew is native to the UK and has been used for many centuries as a hedging conifer. A yew hedge is dense and dark green which is often favoured in formal gardens. For this reason, it continues to be one of our most popular products. Yew (Taxus Baccata) is also known as English Yew or Common Yew. Scroll down for more information about yew hedges.