English yew


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English yew

taxusbaccata.
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The English yew also makes a fabulous formal hedge.
The English yew goes back to ancient times when kings had them planted for their bows and arrows.
Baccatin III is most abundant in the leaves of the English yew, notes Holten, who says his process requires about two pounds of English yew needles to derive enough Baccatin III to produce taxol for one patient.
STAR TURN: Patrick Flynn with one of his works, a bud vase made of English Yew.
Evergreen shrubs are the best option for topiary and English Yew is the pick of the bunch.
Taxus baccata is the common or English Yew and every gardener knows that about the only thing not poisonous on yew is the label on the pot when you buy it.
But new pizazz comes from the select veneers of feather crotch mahogany, fine-grained English yew, cluster maple burl and olive ash burl and the bands of zebrawood, prima vera and yew wood Hekman uses in borders and trim.
The current semi-synthetic process requires several pounds of needles from Taxus baccata, the English yew, to produce enough taxol for one patient.
More than 4,000 English yew trees have been planted to make up the 1,735sq metre puzzle ( expected to be big enough for adults to get completely lost in 20 years from now.