Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'

English Yew; Irish Yew

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - slow
Mature Height - 15-30'
Mature Width - 4-8'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Dioecious, predominantly female flowers (solitary strobili, green, from leaf axil) but some branches may contain male flowers (stalked strobili, globose, 6-14 stamen)
Fruit - seeds solitary 0.25" long, 0.2" broad, olive brown, aril roundish, red
Leaf - Needles have a blackish-green top side, with a dull green and a narrow shining midrib underneath
Fall Color - evergreen
Bark - reddish brown, furrowed, thin, flaky
Other Features - All branches rigidly upright,
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - calcarous as well as acid soil, moist, well drained, sandy loam
Native Habitat - Europe, northern Africa, western Asia
Diseases and Insects - Taxus mealybug, black vine weevil, Taxus scale, yew-gall midge
Strength -
Weakness -

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