Golden Irish Yew (akaTaxus baccata 'Fastigiata Aureomarginata' )
Have today planted a Golden Irish Yew in garden, which I wanted as it doesn't take up too much space in a narrow border between lawn and fence. Most places I research say it is 'slow growing' but not sure what that means in terms of how much height it puts on each year. How fast is 'slow growing'. I did read that it can reach 5m in 20 years, so simple maths of 5m/20 years = 25cm a year. Not that slow growing then!!
In the sticks near Peterborough
Not as slow-growing as some people think .
A very nice choice of conifer ; you'll probably find it fades to normal green as the season progresses ;(if it ever gets here that is)!!