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FAGUS sylvatica

Commonly known as Common beech, Green beech

Available NOV-FEB only
Further Reading....
  • 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

FAGUS sylvatica

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
open ground 2-3ft individually £5.00 each , 10+ £4.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon Bare Rooted available NOV-FEB only
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
pot grown individually £9.50 each , 10+ £9.00 each 
  • 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

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FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck'

Dawyck beech

flame-shaped beech

 
Grafted
£37.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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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
£37.50 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
£37.50 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Pendula'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Pendula'

Weeping beech

vigorous grower with pendulous branches

 
Grafted
£37.50 each 
FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea'

Purple beech

 
Pot grown Small
MULTIBUY
individually £10.50 each , 10+ £10.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'

Weeping purple beech

weeping purple beech

 
Grafted
£37.50 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'

Three-coloured beech

leaves edged with an irregular pink border

 
Grafted
£37.50 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Riversii'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Riversii'

Rivers' purple beech

leaves of a very deep purple

 
Grafted
£37.50 each 
FAGUS sylvatica 'Rohanii'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Rohanii'

Purple fern-leaf beech

purple fern leaf beech

 
Grafted
£40.00 each 

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