Japanese Yew

Taxus cuspidata

  • Japanese Yew
  • Japanese Yew
  • Japanese Yew
  • Japanese Yew
  • Japanese Yew
  • Japanese Yew
  • Flower name
    Japanese Yew
  • Scientific name
    Taxus cuspidata
  • Aliasアララギ, シャクノキ, Japanese Yew, Yew, 一位
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringCemetery & Temple
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Japanese Yew

Taxus cuspidata (scientific name: Taxus cuspidata) is a cold- and negative-resistant evergreen coniferous tree of the family Taxaceae. It is a hermaphroditic gymnosperm that makes a quiet flower bloom in spring. Male flowers are flesh-colored (light yellow) and female flowers are green. The leaves are alternating, linear, without saw teeth and radiate on the branches. After the flower, a fruit with an open top is formed, and the seeds inside are visible. The red flesh around the seed is a temporary seed coat that ripens red around October. Applications are garden trees and fences.
The same family belongs to this variant, there is a Dwarf Japanese yew (scientific name:Taxus cuspidata var. nana) .

Common name: Taxus cuspidata , scientific name:Taxus cuspidata, aka: the Japanese yew, spreading yew, tree height: 15-20 m, leaf length: 0.5-2 cm, phyllotaxis: alternate, leaf margin: entire, leaf shape: linear, male flower color: pale yellow, female flower color: green, flowering: March to April, seed shape: spherical.


  • Eye
    Taxales
  • Family
    Taxaceae
  • Genus
    Taxus
  • Species
    T. cuspidata
  • Type of flower
  • Array of flower
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold-resistant and tolerant to shade evergreen tree
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1500.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.5 cm

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