Family: Taxaceae
Genus: Taxus (TAKS-us) (Info)
Species: x media (MEED-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Brownii

Category:

Shrubs

Conifers

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

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Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lexington, Massachusetts

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 29, 2004, norska from Ellicott City, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

According to several sources, 'Brownii' is the male version of Taxus x media 'Hicksii', and thus, does not produce berries. Easy to keep to a nice hedge height and width. Grows about 4-6" a year in my zone, so can be kept tidy with a yearly trimming.