FAGUS engleriana

Commonly known as Engler's beech

A rare species with glaucous sea-green foliage. Leaves longer and more slender than the common beech
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Leaves to 11cm (4¼in) long with fine hairs. leaves turn yellow-bronze in autumn
  • Height
    25m (82ft)
  • Spread
    20m (66ft)
  • Tree
    Usually multi-stemmed tree with light, branching structure. Vase-shaped when young, maturing to a more rounded form with spreading branches
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

FAGUS engleriana

 
£25.00 each 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Elegant, medium-sized tree with dainty leaves
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, bark scales, beech bark disease, bracket fungi, powdery mildew
    Place of origin
    Central China. Introduced by Ernest Wilson 1907
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
Fagus - Growing Guide

Useful extras...

Share this page

Twitter Facebook Digg
Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2022 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Email: info@burncoose.co.uk
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2022      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.