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FAGUS sylvatica

Commonly known as Common beech, Green beech

Available NOV-FEB only
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Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020 - These plants are currently unavailable but will be dispatched in November/December
open ground 2-3ft individually £5.00 each, 10+ £3.50 each

Delivery Information Available again from NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2020
plant size comparison icon Bare Rooted available NOV-FEB only
pot grown individually £8.50 each, 10+ £7.00 each

  • Deciduous - oval-elliptic, wavy-margined leaves to 10cm (4in) long. They are silky-haired at first, turning glossy, dark green and to yellow to orange-brown in autumn
  • Height - 25m (80ft)
  • Spread - 15m (49ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Tree - spreading tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - the native beech (southeastern England). Good for hedging or pleaching. Regular trimming will maintain autumn leaves all winter.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, bark scales, powdery mildew, beech bark disease, fungi.
  • Place of origin - central Europe to Caucasus
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - tolerant of a wide range of well drained soils including chalk
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
25m (80ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)
 

Buy Varieties of FAGUS sylvatica

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck'  AWARD

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck'  >


Commonly known as: Dawyck beech.
Flame-shaped beech
Grafted £35.00 each

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'  AWARD

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'  >


Commonly known as: Golden Dawyck beech.
Compact and columnar growth with yellow-green young foliage turning green
Grafted £35.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'  AWARD

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'  >


Commonly known as: Purple Dawyck beech.
Narrow and upright habit with deep purple foliage
Grafted £35.00 each

FAGUS sylvatica 'Pendula'  AWARD

FAGUS sylvatica 'Pendula'  >


Commonly known as: Weeping beech.
Vigorous grower with pendulous branches
Grafted £35.00 each

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea'  >


Commonly known as: Purple beech.
Multibuy
Pot grown Small individually £9.50 each, 10+ £8.00 each

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'  >


Commonly known as: Weeping purple beech.
Weeping purple beech
Grafted £35.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'  >


Commonly known as: Three-coloured beech.
Leaves edged with an irregular pink border
Grafted £35.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

FAGUS sylvatica 'Riversii'  AWARD

FAGUS sylvatica 'Riversii'  >


Commonly known as: Rivers' purple beech.
Leaves of a very deep purple
Grafted £35.00 each

FAGUS sylvatica 'Rohanii'

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Commonly known as: Purple fern-leaf beech.
Purple fern leaf beech
Grafted £40.00 each

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