Evergreen tree of slow growth and great longevity. Belongs to the order of the conifers.
Exterior, exposed to the sun over the whole year.
Abundant in summer and in moderation in winter.
In spring and autumn.
Every 3 to 5 years, at the beginning of spring.
100% Akadama, or a mixture of Akadama with a 20% of volcanic earth.
Pruning and nipping
During winter, always leave leaves and buds otherwise the branch will dry.
In spring. Finger pinch new shoots during growing season to encourage branching: wait until flowering is over if you want the tree to fruit.
From September to March.
The Taxus is a very long-lived tree of which you can find some that are 1000 years old or more. Its wood is very hard and compact but at same time elastic and flexible. In ancient times it was used for building arcs.