These 60cm (2ft) high instant Yew trough hedges are ideal for creating a small instant Yew hedge in the garden where eye level privacy is not required. These can be used to create small formal hedges demarcating parts of a garden or to provide a neat edge to borders and flowers beds.
Yew is slow growing and clips well to form a dense hedge with dark evergreen foliage.
These yew troughs are 100cm long and can be planted in a line to give an instant hedge. They have been clipped to shape so are a long way along the process of having an instant hedge.
Yew has been used as a hedging plant for many centuries and can be considered quintessentially English as its slow growth means that it keeps its smart shape well after clipping. A small Yew hedge will often be found in many parks and gardens across the country including in the gardens of many stately homes.
Many people choose Yew as an alternative to Box hedging, although we do supply a range of plants suitable for growing smaller hedges. See our Smaller Hedging category page.
Yew is tolerant of most soil types although it does not like waterlogged soil. It also grows quite happily in full sunshine or in shade making it very versatile for a number of different situations.
More information about planting an instant Yew trough hedge can be found on the Yew Hedging category page.