Pacific Yew Taxus brevifolia - Taxus lindleyana

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Botanical Name:

Taxus brevifolia

Family:

Taxaceae

Genus:

Taxus

Species:

brevifolia

Common Name:

Pacific Yew

Seeds Per Pound:
14,244
Quantity:
0.05 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
6
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30-45 feet
Collection Locale:
Oregon
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5

 

In Stock: 0.05 lb
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  • Taxus brevifolia

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 90 days +, cold stratify for 60 days +.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, cover seedbed with some shade, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.
Other: Sporadic germination may occur over a 2-3 year period.
In a Nutshell:
* It is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree, growing 10-15 m tall and with a trunk up to 50 cm diameter, rarely more. It has thin scaly brown bark.
* It ranges from southernmost Alaska south to central California , mostly in the Pacific Coast Ranges , but with an isolated disjunct population in southeast British Columbia , most notably occurring on Zuckerberg Island near Castlegar and south to central Idaho . more...
* Modern research has shown that it contains the substance 'taxol' in its shoots and bark. Taxol has shown exciting potential as an anti-cancer drug, particularly in the treatment of ovarian cancers. more...