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PlantFiles: Florida Yew
Taxus floridana

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Family: Taxaceae
Genus: Taxus (TAKS-us) (Info)
Species: floridana (flor-ih-DAY-na) (Info)

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Category:
Trees
Conifers

Height:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
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
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral zsnp On Jul 23, 2005, zsnp from Pensacola, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Florida Yew is a very rare species restricted to the river bluffs and ravines on the banks of the Apalachicola River in Panhandle region of Florida.

Neutral Terry On Sep 19, 2003, Terry from Murfreesboro, TN (Zone 7a) wrote:

One of the rarest trees in the world, Taxus floridana is found growing in only a small part of Florida. The actual cold-hardiness is unknown, as it is not available commercially, nor is it found in more temperate regions.

Regional...

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

Bristol, Florida
Madison, Florida
Tallahassee, Florida
South Hadley, Massachusetts



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