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Oxford Botanic Garden

Tree ID: 2762

Yews recorded: Notable

Tree girth: 241cm

Girth height: at 30cm

Tree sex: unspecified

Date of visit: 27-Nov-14

Source of earliest mention: 1853: Oxford botanic garden - Charles Giles B.Daubeny


Only one of the two yews remains. According to Bobart’s handwritten notes it was planted in 1645, giving it an age of 369 years in 2014. Its small girth is indicative of a yew that has been extensively clipped for many of its early years (see Painswick). Height was a little above 45′.

Yew trees at Oxford Botanic Garden:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
2762 Oxford Botanic Garden Notable 241cm at 30cm - view more info