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Canada Yew

Canada Yew Basics

Grows LikeShrub
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU, FAC

Canada Yew Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterDense
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorRed
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormMultiple Stem
Growth RateModerate
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)5
Height Mature feet5
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanLong
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
DecumbentDecumbent
ToxicityModerate

Canada Yew Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsNo
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceMedium
Frost Free Days (Minimum)120
pH Minimum5.3
pH Maximum7.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1200
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)4800
Precipitation Minimum12
Precipitation Maximum50
Root Depth (Minimum inches)24
Salinity ToleranceLow
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-28

Canada Yew Reproduction

Bloom PeriodSpring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsYes
Propagated by SeedNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound16933
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorLow
Seedling VigorLow
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateSlow

Canada Yew Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalHigh
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryGymnosperm
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Canada Yew

Canada Yew grows like a Shrub. Canada Yew is an Perennial. Canada Yew is Native to U.S.. Canada Yew has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FAC. Spring and Summer is when Canada Yew is actively growing. Canada Yew is not an allelopath. Canada Yew has a High C:N Ratio. Canada Yew has a coppice potential of No. Canada Yew is not fall conspicuous. Canada Yew has a Yellow colored flower. Canada Yew has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Canada Yew has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Canada Yew has a Dense foliage porosity. Canada Yew has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Canada Yew are Red. Seeds of Canada Yew are No conspicuous. Canada Yew grows as a Multiple Stem. The growth rate of Canada Yew is Moderate. The maximum height of Canada Yew at 20 years is 5 feet. The mature height of Canada Yew is 5 feet. The lifespan of Canada Yew is Long. The shape and orientation of Canada Yew is Decumbent. Canada Yew is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Canada Yew is adapted to fine textured soils. Canada Yew is not adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Canada Yew is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Canada Yew is High. Canada Yew requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Canada Yew is Medium. Canada Yew requires a minimum of 120 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Canada Yew is 5.3. The maximum pH of Canada Yew is 7.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Canada Yew is 1200. The maximum planting density per acre of Canada Yew is 4800. The minimum Precipitation that Canada Yew requires is 12. The maximum Precipitation that Canada Yew can handle is 50. The minimum root depth of Canada Yew is 24 inches. The salininty tolerance of Canada Yew is Low. The shade tolerance of Canada Yew is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Canada Yew is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Canada Yew requires is -28. The bloom period of Canada Yew is Spring. The commerical availability of Canada Yew is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Canada Yew is Low. The fruit seed period of Canada Yew begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Canada Yew ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Canada Yew is No. Canada Yew is propagated by bare roots. Canada Yew is propagated by bulbs. Canada Yew is propagated by container. Canada Yew is not propagated by corms. Canada Yew is propagated by cuttings. Canada Yew is not propagated by seed. Canada Yew is not propagated by sod. Canada Yew is not propagated by sprig. Canada Yew is not propagated by tubers. Canada Yew can generally yield 16933 seeds per pound of seeds. Canada Yew has a Slow seed spread rate. Canada Yew has a Low seedling vigor. Canada Yew has a Low seedling vigor. Canada Yew does not have a small grain. Canada Yew has a Slow vegatative spread rate. Canada Yew does not have a berry/nut seed product. Canada Yew is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Canada Yew does not make a good fodder product. Canada Yew does not make a good fuel wood product. Canada Yew does not make a good lumber product. Canada Yew does not make a naval store product. Canada Yew is not palatable to browse animals. Canada Yew is not palatable to grazing animals. Canada Yew is not palatable to humans. Canada Yew does not make a pulpwood product. Canada Yew does not make a veneer product. Canada Yew is of the category, Gymnosperm.
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