Taxus baccata
ENGLISH YEW
Taxaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or conifer

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
20m
Plant habit
 
10m

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Flowers: n/a

Leaves: dark green; stepped leaf arrangement

Ornamental Fruit: red berry

Bark & Stems: purple-brown , scaly stems

Edibility: edible fruit
 
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Taxus baccata
ENGLISH YEW
Taxaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or conifer

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to shade

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
20m
Plant habit
 
10m

FEATURES

Flowers: n/a

Leaves: dark green; stepped leaf arrangement

Ornamental Fruit: red berry

Bark & Stems: purple-brown , scaly stems

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental & formal designs

Uses: formal screen, informal screen, large planter, topiary, street tree, shade tree, windbreak

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Ingestion dangers: bark, bulb, fruit, green fruit, leaves, roots, sap, seeds, stems (all)






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