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Taxus x media

Anglo-jap Yew

Medium size evergreen tree or large shrub. Flat needles are dark green above and light yellowish green beneath. Prefers well drained, sandy, acidic to neutral soil. Tolerates shade or sun, pollution, and heavy pruning. Protect from strong winds. 3’ to 20’, depending on cultivar.

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand, UCONN

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand, UCONN

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