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SAXEGOTHAEA conspicua

Commonly known as Prince Albert's yew



A conifer from Chile and Argentina named in honour of Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria from the Prussian province from which he came. It has a yew-like appearance with drooping branches and is an attractive ornamental tree
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£16.00 each
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Available again from APRIL 2019
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2 to 3 Litre

  • Good to know - bushy shrub in cold areas.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - Chile, Argentina
  • Height - 20m (70ft)
  • Spread - up to 8m (25ft)
  • Conifer - female cones are fleshy, spherical, prickly and glaucous-green, 1.5cm (½in) across. Male cones are cylindrical and produced at the bases of the shoots.
  • Evergreen - linear to linear-lance-shaped, dark-green leaves to 3cm (1¼in) long, each with 2 silver crossbands beneath. Persist on tree for 5 or 6 years.
  • Tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Fertile well drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Full sun - shelter from midday sun and strong winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Conical
20m (70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  up to 8m (25ft)
 

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