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TAXUS baccata

Commonly known as Common yew, English yew

  • Evergreen
    glossy or matt, dark-green leaves 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long are 2-ranked and parted either side of the shoots.
  • Height
    10-20m (33-66ft)
  • Spread
    8-10m (26-33ft)
  • Conifer
    The highly modified seed cone consists of a single green seed surrrounded by a juicy, sweet, usually red, aril 1cm (½in) across.
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tree
    Spreading, horizontal branches with shoots that remain green for many years and scaly, purple-brown bark.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

TAXUS baccata

 
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  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Good to know
    The ancient tree seen in British churchyards and the countryside. With Scots pine and juniper one of only three conifers native to the UK. Can withstand renovation pruning.
    Medicinal properties
    Pests & Diseases
    Tortrix moth caterpillars, vine weevil, yew scale, phytophthora root rot.
    Place of origin
    Europe, northern Africa to Iran
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Toxic if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
  • Wildlife
    Bird friendly
10-20m (33-66ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8-10m (26-33ft)
 

Buy Varieties of TAXUS baccata

TAXUS baccata 'Black Tower'

TAXUS baccata 'Black Tower'

Common yew, English yew

columnar habit with very dark needle-like foliage

 
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TAXUS baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'

TAXUS baccata 'Dovastonii Aurea'

Golden yew, Westfelton yew

yellow margined leaves on golden-yellow shoots. Spreading habit with drooping branchlets. Female tree

 
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TAXUS baccata 'Fastigiata'

TAXUS baccata 'Fastigiata'

Irish yew

upright form with very dark green leaves

 
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TAXUS baccata 'Fastigiata' 'Aureomarginata'

TAXUS baccata 'Fastigiata' 'Aureomarginata'

Irish yew

yellow margined leaves on this Irish yew

 
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TAXUS baccata 'Repens Aurea'

TAXUS baccata 'Repens Aurea'

Yew

low spreading yew with leaf margins yellow when young turning cream later. Needs full sun for the best leaf colour

 
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TAXUS baccata 'Semperaurea'

TAXUS baccata 'Semperaurea'

Golden Irish yew, Yew

bright gold foliage

 
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TAXUS baccata 'Standishii'

TAXUS baccata 'Standishii'

Yew

narrow and columnar habit with golden yellow leaves. Very slow growing

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

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Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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