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Botanical name: Taxus baccata
Other names: Common yew, English yew, Yew
Species: T. baccata - T. baccata is a medium-sized evergreen, coniferous tree with narrow, dark green foliage.
Taxus baccata is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Tree shape: Broadly conical
Toxicity: Most parts, especially the seeds, are highly toxic if eaten.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Phytophthora root diseases
Pruning: No regular pruning necessary, but can be trimmed and shaped when required. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Taxus baccata (Common yew) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 12m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Foliage only
Cultivation: Plant in any well-drained soil. Will tolerate exposure, dry soils and urban pollution.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Shade, Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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