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Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata Aurea'

Common name(s): English Yew

Plant type: evergreen medium tree
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): seed, grafting/budding

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: late Autumn
Cutting maturity: hardwood
Rooting hormone: IBA TALC 8000 PPM
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Soil temperature for best rooting: 70-75 degrees F
Time to rooting: 10-14 weeks
Comment: Strip lower needles. Some cuttings are collected in Fall and planted in the Summer.

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: cold-warm-cold stratification

Propagation by Grafting

Time of year to graft: early Winter
Rootstock: Taxus media 'hicksii'
Comment: Scion is T. baccata 'fastiquiata aurea'