FAGUS sylvatica 'Rohanii'

Commonly known as Purple fern-leaf beech

Purple fern leaf beech
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oval, wavy-margined, deeply cut leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Height
    15-20m (49-70ft)
  • Spread
    15m (49ft)
  • Tree
    Dense, pyramidal crown and ascending branches
  • 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
    For best colour

FAGUS sylvatica 'Rohanii'

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    aphids, bark scales, powdery mildew, beech bark disease, fungi.
    Place of origin
    Central Europe to Caucasus
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Purple
    Bronze-purple in spring, red-purple in summer, orange-brown in autumn
  • 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
    Broadly conical
15-20m (49-70ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  15m (49ft)
 

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