Yew, Taxus baccata, Thought to be over 5000 years old at Defynnog

- Image ID: HPDWR2
Yew, Taxus baccata, Thought to be over 5000 years old at Defynnog
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In 2014, a Yew (Taxus baccata) found in the churchyard was estimated to be five thousand plus years old. It has been subject to extensive investigation, including dendrochronology, and DNA analysis. The crown of the tree is 60 ft in diameter
Location: Church of St Cynog graveyard Defynnog Wales UK