FAGUS

Commonly known as Beech

Genus of 10 species of deciduous trees widely distributed in temperate regions of the northern hemisphere.

A tree whose leaf arrangement produces dense shade.

Generally accepted as native in southeastern UK and introduced further north and west.

Used to smoke Westphalian ham and in fermentation tanks for Budweiser beer.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oval to elliptic-oblong coarsely to finely toothed leaves.
  • Tree
    Flowers appear with the leaves. Males are in spherical heads, females in pairs within 4-lobed bracts which develop into cupules containing nuts.
  • Full sun
    For best colour in purple beeches.
  • Partial shade
    For yellow-leaved.

Buy Varieties of FAGUS

FAGUS engleriana

FAGUS engleriana

Engler's beech

a rare species with glaucous sea-green foliage. Leaves longer and more slender than the common beech

 
£25.00 each 
FAGUS longipetiolata

FAGUS longipetiolata

Beech

more tapered leaves than our native beech, bronze new growth and turning coppery-brown in autumn

 
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FAGUS orientalis

FAGUS orientalis

Oriental beech

larger ovate leaves than our native beech and a zig-zag habit to the new growth. Good yellow autumn colour

 
£25.00 each 
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FAGUS sylvatica

FAGUS sylvatica

Common beech, Green beech

available NOV-FEB only

 
open ground 2-3ft
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pot grown
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Dawyck'

Dawyck beech

flame-shaped beech

 
Grafted
£37.50 each 
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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
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FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'

FAGUS sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'

Weeping purple beech

weeping purple beech

 
Grafted
£37.50 each 
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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