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
Looking for an ornamental evergreen shrub or tree that can grow up to 14 meters tall and wide? Check out Taxus wallichiana var. chinensis, commonly called the Chinese yew. This species is known for its broad leaves, which can grow up to 4 centimeters long and often end in a small, sharp point. The leaves also feature two broad yellow stripes on their underside and are densely covered with tiny projections, creating a unique appearance. When cultivated, the Chinese yew can be a great addition to any garden or landscaping project, adding both beauty and height. So if you're searching for a new evergreen option, consider the Taxus wallichiana var. chinensis.