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NOTHOFAGUS dombeyi

Commonly known as Dombey's southern beech, Coigüe

Fast growing and attractive species with double toothed shiny green leaves
Further Reading....
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
    Finely toothed leaves 2-4cm (¾ to 1½in) long.
  • Height
    20m (66ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Shoots are pendulous at the tips. The young bark is dark grey with horizontal bands of pale lenticels. Bark cracks after about 10 years, becoming rugged and reddish with large, jagged scales
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

NOTHOFAGUS dombeyi

 
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Loosely arranged branchlets, pendulous at the tips.

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Root rot
    Place of origin
    Chile, Argentina
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • 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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
    To columnar
20m (66ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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