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Tree ID: 2767

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 423cm

Girth height: at 50cm

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 1-May-12

Source of earliest mention: 1987: Alan Mitchell


1987: The yew was first noted by Alan Mitchell, giving it a girth of 14′ 4”.
In 2012 Owen Johnson added this information about two yews. The first, seen here, is in the arboretum, N, near mansion. Good short bole. Girth of 423cm at 50cm (about 13′ 10”). The second, mid W in the arboretum had a girth of 375cm at 50cm (about 12′ 4”).

Yew trees at Mortonhall:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2767 Mortonhall Ancient 4m-5m 423cm at 50cm - view more info