Leaf Identification

The leaves of the English Yew are lustrous, flat needles that are up to 1 1/2″ long. They are a dark green and stay attached all year.

Twig and Bud Identification

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Bark Identification

The English Yew has scaly, reddish-brown bark.

Cone and “Fruit” Identification

The English Yew males have yellowish cone-like structures, and the females have red, berry-like seed coverings called arils.