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Taxus baccata

For sale by Jennifer St John Webster

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

These trees are about 12 years old and are sold by height rather than litre pot size. So the pot size (right) is only an indication:

1.80m - £70
2.10m - £80
2.40m - £90

Pot SizeTotal Price
50 litres
£70.00

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Plant Finder: about Taxus baccata

Common names

Yew, Yellow berried yew, Common Irish yew, Irish yew

Description

Taxus baccata (Yew). This is a slow-growing evergreen conifer which has been a foundation planting in formal gardens for generations. This native tree is often kept clipped and grown as a tall evergreen hedge.

Cultivation

They are fully to frost-hardy and will tolerate a wide range of conditions, which include heavy shade and chalky soils. However, they will grow well in rich soil that is well drained and has full sun exposure. Watch out for the poisonous leaves and seeds. Prune in late summer.

Interest and use

Banks, hedging, specimen. Year-round interest.

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Taxus baccata | High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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