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Belonging to the Taxus genus (Taxus 'Hicksii'), Hicksii is a variety of Yew. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Cadmium red. Leaves appear approximately as a   Cal Poly green colour. Hicksii grows as an Evergreen and is a Conifer. Being an evergreen, it tends to retain leaves throughout the year. Typically grows with a shrub-like habit.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Hicksii have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Hicksii

  • Partial Sun

Keep in mind when planting that Hicksii is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 7 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Hicksii from seed

Transplanting Hicksii

As Hicksii is very hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Hicksii