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Taxus Baccata - Yew

Taxus Baccata - Yew

Type Tree, Conifer, Hedging & Screening, Evergreen
Size Medium Tree
Form Rounded - Tree
Colours Medium green Foliage
Care Regular maintenance required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Slow growing

Cultivation tips: This much loved evergreen has two big disadvantages, it is slow growing and highly toxic. Yew tolerates most soil types othet than wet soils such as heavy clay, being well suited to chalky soils. It tolerates full sun or shade conditions and is very hardy. Yew can be trimmed to shape and can be cut back hard to encourage new growth.
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