FAGUS

Commonly known as Beech

Genus of 10 species of deciduous trees widely distributed in temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.

A tree whose leaf arrangement produces dense shade.

Generally accepted as native in southeastern UK and introduced further north and west.

Used to smoke Westphalian ham and in fermentation tanks for Budweiser beer.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tree
  • Full sun
    For best colour in purple beeches
  • Partial shade
    For yellow varieties

Buy Varieties of FAGUS

FAGUS longipetiolata

FAGUS longipetiolata

Beech

more tapered leaves than our native beech, bronze new growth and turning coppery-brown in autumn

 
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£25.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica

FAGUS sylvatica

Common beech, Green beech

available NOV-FEB only

 
pot grown
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individually £11.00 each , 10+ £10.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck'

Dawyck beech

flame-shaped beech

 
Grafted
£45.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'

Golden Dawyck beech

compact and columnar growth with yellow-green young foliage turning green

 
Grafted
£40.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'

Purple Dawyck beech

narrow and upright habit with deep purple foliage

 
Grafted
£40.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Pendula'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Pendula'

Weeping beech

vigorous grower with pendulous branches

 
Grafted
£45.00 each 
FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea'

Purple beech

 
Pot grown Small
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individually £12.50 each , 10+ £11.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'

Weeping purple beech

weeping purple beech

 
Grafted
£50.00 each 
FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'

Three-coloured beech

leaves edged with an irregular pink border

 
Grafted
£45.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Riversii'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Riversii'

Rivers' purple beech

leaves of a very deep purple

 
Grafted
£40.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Rohanii'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Rohanii'

Purple fern-leaf beech

purple fern leaf beech

 
Grafted
£42.50 each 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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