|This dense, dark green foliaged female yew grows in a wide-spreading, flat top form. In 20 years can grow 6 feet high by 20 feet wide. In general, form is broadly pyramidal with a central leader. Similar to Taxus cuspidata, the Anglojap Yew has olive green branchlets which do not turn brown the second year. Bud scales are blunt and leaves are two-ranked. Thrives in sandier soil that is acid to neutral and well-drained. Does well in either sun or shade.