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Taxus brevifolia

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Family: Taxaceae
Genus: Taxus (TAKS-us) (Info)
Species: brevifolia (brev-ee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Trees
Conifers

Height:
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Chartreuse/Yellow

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive lmelling On Mar 13, 2005, lmelling from Ithaca, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

The cancer-fighting substance/drug -Taxol - is derived from the bark of this tree. It has been used for fighting cancer since the 1960s.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Black Diamond, Washington
Blaine, Washington



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