Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata Robusta’ Taxus

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Description: A coniferous tree that forms a slow growing, dense, broad column with multi-pointed crown. Deep green needles & red cones in autumn.

History: Discovered before 1940 by the H. Zulauf Nursery in Schinznach, Aargau, Switzerland in a garden and introduced in 1949.

Taxus Growing Tips: Tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions including shade and chalk but not waterlogged or poor draining soil. Will tolerate exposure, dry soils and urban pollution.

Most parts of the plant are toxic, particularly if foliage is eaten by animals.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 2m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Drought tolerant
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Chalk tolerant

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