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Taxus baccata



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Taxus baccata
English yew

A medium to large pyramidal to broad-rounded evergreen tree cultivated in England for centuries and used extensively for topiary. Its lack of winter hardiness limits its use in the US. English yews were a common source of wood for archery bows.

Habit:Pyramidal to broad-rounded with the habit varying with cultivar
Size:35-60' high
Color:Dark green
Texture:Fine
Hardiness:Zone 6b USDA
Habitat:Europe - N. Africa - W. Asia
Family:Taxaceae

 
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