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Tree ID: 5588

Yews recorded: Ancient 4m-5m

Tree girth: 411cm

Girth height: at 90cm

Tree sex: male

Date of visit: 16-Jun-19

Source of earliest mention: 2019: Tim Hills


The trunk of this yew keeps swelling to a height of about 8′. Above this can be seen the cut of a former central rising branch. Around it, growing upwards, are many new branches. In the 8′ high platform were the remains of the Chicken of the Woods (Laetiporus sulphureus) fungus.

Yew trees at Ussy:

Tree ID Location Photo Yews recorded Girth
5588 Ussy Ancient 4m-5m 411cm at 90cm - view more info