Taxus baccata ‘Repandens’


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Taxus baccata ‘Repandens’

Evergreen, coniferous, shrub, small tree, Taxaceae

Common name: English yew

Hardiness: 6

Mature ht and spread: 8-12 m tall, 6-10 m wide

Form: wide spreading, dense branches, ground covering yew

Conditions: full sun-part shade, deep, moist well drained soil, tolerant of periodic drought

Leaf: undulating branches, spirally arranged, pointed, dark green flattened needles, lighter green under, two ranks along branchlet

Fall: none

Flower: none

Cone: reduced to single seed surrounded by red, cup-like aril

Limits: all parts of yew are poisonous

Suitable uses: parks, gardens, groundcover

Id: almost impossible to id without seeing whole plant

Native to: Europe, northern parts of Africa

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