Taxus baccata is the common or 'English Yew', widely grown as a hedging plant, although sometimes grown as a small tree. The common yew has its good points and its short comongs as well.
It is easily clipped and shaped as a hedging plant, and it is hardy throughn the UK. Its timber is strong and flexible, used to make long bows in days of yore.
It is also poisenous, all parts of it,including the leaves and the berries, if you eat it.
Taxus baccata varieties
- Taxus baccata fastigata is an upright variety.
- Taxus cuspidata is the Japanese Yew.
- Taxus globosa is the Mexican Yew.
- Taxus brevifolia is from Canada and the US.
- Taxus x media is ahybrid between Taxus baccata and Taxus cuspidata
Taxus plants and species for sale in the UK
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Huge range of beautiful hedging plants, bare root, cell grown, pot grown, or root balled. All the main hedging species in all sizes. Thousands of satisfied customers. Discounts on large orders. Min order value £20 & FREE DELIVERY on orders over £50. Advice by phone or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BEST 4 HEDGING Ltd
269 Southport Road, Leyland PR26 8LQ Tel 01257 261243
Buy Direct from the Growers - FREE delivery over ¬£50.
Huge discounts on orders over £300. Privet, Yew, Escallonia, Griselinia, Laurel, Beech, Hawthorn, Box, Hornbeam, Lavender, Holly, Lonicera, Photinia, Thuja and many others - plants from 30cm to 3m plus.
WEASEDALE NURSERIES Ltd
Newbiggin on Lune, KIRKBY STEPHEN, Cumbria, CA17 4LX UK - Telephone +44 (0)15396 23246
Mail-order specialists and growers of bare-root hardy trees and shrubs since 1950.
CHEW VALLEY TREES
Winford Road Chew Magna Bristol BS40 8HJ - Tel: 01275 333 752
Specimen & ornamental bare root & container grown trees, shrubs, hedging and fruit trees. Wholesale / Retail .
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