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Fagus sylvatica

For sale by Nicholsons

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Height for the £15.00 is 100-150cm
Height for the £25.00 is 175-200cm

Fagus sylvatica | Nr Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25
Fagus sylvatica | Nr Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25
Pot SizeTotal Price
8 litres
8 litres

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Plant Finder: about Fagus sylvatica

Common names

Beech, European beech, Common beech


Fagus sylvatica (Beech). This species is a round tall species with smooth, grey bark and shiny dark green foliage which will turn yellow in the autumn. It is a spreading tree that will require plenty of space. It will bear yellow male flowers and green clusters of female flowers, they are followed by edible nuts that will also attract wildlife.


They will grow poorly under prolonged drought.

Interest and use

Specimen, hedging, raw materials. Suitable for coastal conditions. Bronze coloured autumn foliage.

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  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Medium, Low salinity, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Nr Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25
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