Taxus ×media Rehder

A hybrid between Taxus baccata and T. cuspidata. A spreading bush with the branchlets olive-green, often reddish above. Bud scales blunt and slightly ridged. Leaves often spreading horizontally.

Generally grown as a range of cultivars.

Garden Origin.

Taxus ×media 'Hicksii'

Upright, columnar to conical, generally narrowing to the tip. Origin uncertain - either raised as a seedling at Kissena Park (formerly Parsons Nursery), Flushing, Long Island, New York, USA, or c. 1900 in the Hicks nursery, Westbury, New Jersey, USA from seed of T. cuspidata 'Nana'.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Taxaceae
genus       Taxus L.