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Taxus Baccata (Common Yew) 10L Pot

9.00

Taxus baccata, commonly known as the English yew or European yew, is an evergreen tree or large shrub native to western, central, and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia. It belongs to the family Taxaceae. Here are some key characteristics of Taxus baccata appearance:

Taxus baccata is a slow-growing, long-lived tree that can reach heights of up to 20 meters (66 feet). It has a dense, conical, or columnar shape with dark green, needle-like leaves that are arranged spirally on the branches. The bark is reddish-brown and becomes flaky with age.

Historical Significance: Taxus baccata has a rich cultural and historical significance. It has been associated with various myths, folklore, and religious traditions. In ancient times, the wood of the yew tree was highly valued for making longbows. It was also planted in churchyards and cemeteries, symbolizing longevity and immortality.

Horticultural Use: Taxus baccata is widely used in landscaping and gardens due to its attractive evergreen foliage, tolerance to pruning, and ability to withstand shade. It can be shaped into hedges, and topiaries, or used as a specimen tree. However, its toxicity should be taken into consideration when planting it in areas accessible to humans or animals.

Delivery Times Ireland 3-5 working days


Height
60/80cm

Growth rate
30cm per year

Planting Distance
2 per meter

 

Height
60/80cm

 

Growth Rate
30cm per year

 

Planting Distance
2 per meter

 

20 in stock

20 in stock