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1596R Common Yew - Taxus baccata
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Plant grown in 1,5 liter pot - Height of plant: 50/60 cm (16/20").
7.50 Available
1596S Common Yew - Taxus baccata
Plant grown in 1,5 liter pot - Height of plant: 50/60 cm (16/20").
Spacing between plants: 80 cm. (32").
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
5.95 Available
1596J Common Yew - Taxus baccata
Young plug plant - Height of plant: 20/30 cm (6/8").
3.50 To be dispatched starting 01/09/2018
1596L Common Yew - Taxus baccata
Young plug plant - Height of plant: 20/30 cm (6/8").
Spacing between plants: 80 cm. (32").
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
1.95 To be dispatched starting 01/09/2018
1596A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available

 

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European Yew, Common Yew, English Yew - Taxus baccata (latin)

Area of origin: Northern Europe, Africa, Asia Minor, Caucasus, up to 1500m (1640') altitude.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 20m (65,6'), width up to 10m (32,8').
Foliage: Evergreen
Soil Type: Any except very dry or very wet.
Hardiness: Hardy up to -20°C.
Exposure: Shade to full sun.


Properties and uses:
The dark green foliage and its ability to be cut into shape precisely, make this an excellent ornamental tree for any park or garden, as a hedge or planted alone. It is a slow growing plant but very effective, even in a container at the house entrance or on a balcony or terrace. It can live for 1500 years. The wood is very tough and is popular for numerous uses such as wood turning, sculpture and veneers as it doesn’t split easily. The seed and the leaves are all toxic.

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