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Commonly known as Southern beech

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - trees and shrubs.
  • Evergreen
  • Full sun - shelter from cold, strong winds.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - grown for their habit, foliage and, in deciduous species, for attractive autumn colour.
  • Pests & Diseases - root rot.
  • Place of origin - southern hemisphere. (New Guinea and New Caledonia to Australia, New Zealand, South America).
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
Nothofagus - Growing Guide

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NOTHOFAGUS antarctica

NOTHOFAGUS antarctica  >

Commonly known as: Antarctic beech, Guindo.
ovate glossy leaves which turn yellow in autumn. Often requires staking as a young plant as it is prone to lateral sprawling
Large £40.00 each
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NOTHOFAGUS cunninghamii

NOTHOFAGUS cunninghamii  >

Commonly known as: Myrtle beech.
Tasmanian species suitable only for milder locations. Tiny almost diamond-shaped glabrous leaves
£17.50 each
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NOTHOFAGUS dombeyi  >

Commonly known as: Coigue, Southern beech.
Columnar habit, dark green leaves and shoots which are pendulous at the tips
£25.00 each
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