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Large English Yew Topiary Ball 100cm, Root Ball Taxus baccata

English Yew Topiary Ball 100cm Root Ball
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Large English Yew Topiary Ball 100cm, Root Ball Taxus baccata

Price: 849.99 (Including VAT at 20%)
Topiary balls or globes are just one of the many shapes that English Yew can be trimmed into. Recent garden trends saw these topiary balls being left to grow out of their formal shaping creating a softer silhouette to that of Box. Easy to shape and trim, the versatile 'king of hedging' remains a favourite for topiary plants. Delivery is via our dedicated lorry we will contact you to arrange delivery. Lifting equipment may be required to unload due to weight and size. Click here for more information.More Information
  • 12 Month Plant Guarantee
  • Average Growth Rate
  • Yellow Flowers
  • Evergreen
  • Has Berries
  • Native
  • Create instant impact in any garden or outdoor space
  • Ideal for large planters or planting in
  • Suitable for normal (not wet), clay and chalk soils, planted in full sun to fully shaded areas and inland, coastal or exposed sites
  • Large rootballed plant: rootball diameter 70cm. Overall weight 150kg
  • Delivery is via our dedicated lorry we will contact you to arrange delivery. Lifting equipment may be required to unload due to weight and size.

Product Details
Product Details

Traditionally Topiary Balls are grown from Box plants (Buxus sempervirens) which gives them a neat and formal appearance. However, this topiary ball is English Yew (Taxus baccata) which has a dense yet softer appearance with its fine conifer foliage. Bright green spring growth changes to deep green as it grows and its fine, dense habit also means it is also easier to clip into shapes with neat, smooth outlines, as seen in the larger and more complex topiary shapes found in formal gardens.

This large topiary ball is 100cm in diameter and is a field-grown rootballed plant. Expertly cultivated and clipped over several years, this English Yew rootballed topiary plant can be placed into either a large container or planted in the ground.

Visit our English Yew page for further information on this species.

Maintaining and Caring for your Topiary

To keep a good shape and tight growth, topiary needs all-round and all-over light so it is incompatible with shade, although potted specimens can be rotated. Clipping should be done when the opportunity, inspiration, enthusiasm and weather all combine to make it possible - in late summer, so that there is the longest period of time (until May or June the following year) to enjoy the tightly clipped shapes. Some enthusiasts clip in early summer too but never clip too early in the year - you must make sure there is no possibility of night frosts. Always use very sharp tools and we recommend that plants are watered first before clipping which helps the cut leaves to heal quickly.

All of our topiary is hardy and suitable to withstand all that our weather can throw at us but given the expense of each piece, it is our recommendation that you take particular care to protect topiary - just simple precautions like gently brushing snow off, using pointed rather than flat topped shapes where long periods of snow are normal, providing ventilated shelter from severe winds and ensuring that specimens are well watered in summer and sheltered from very strong sunshine which can burn as much as winter winds

Delivery & Returns
Delivery & Returns

Free delivery is available on all orders providing they meet the minimum spend criteria for the size of box or pallet. Pallet deliveries and large box deliveries for tall plants are indicated by icons on the product table listings. Delivery costs and minimum order details for each packaging type are as follows:

Packaging TypeStandard Delivery ChargeMinimum Order Values (incl VAT) for FREE Delivery
Boxes (Bare roots and pots up to and incl. 7.5L)4.99 delivery charge (orders up to 100 incl VAT) Orders of 100 and over - FREE
Pallets (Root balls, large pots, trees etc)60.00 delivery charge (orders up to 200 incl VAT)Orders of 200 and over - FREE

There are some exceptions to the standard delivery pricing structure, which relate to deliveries to more remote areas, overseas, or extremely tall plants requiring specialist delivery - for more information see the Delivery Information Page. (Please note that due to new Brexit rules, we are currently unable to export to both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.)

Delivery Time - Please note that due to high demand, delivery times are currently 7-14 days. (Some trees will be 7-14 days delivery as standard - see product pages for delivery info). We are working through existing orders as quickly as possible but can now deliver new orders within this timescale.

It's Convenient - no need to wait in all day to sign, we don't need a signature (the odd, larger order may require a signature but will be delivered at a mutually agreeable time)

It's Tried & Tested - we use only couriers who have shown consistency in their efficiency & care

* Please note that delivery costs are based on the final order amount in your cart after any discounts have been applied.

Hedges Direct 12 Month Plant Guarantee

Our plants are guaranteed for 12 months after delivery subject to specific criteria. Visit our Hedges Direct Plant Guarantee Page for full details.
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