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Nothofagus solanderi

Black beech

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Features

  • Height20m to 30m
  • Growth HabitUpright conical
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Nothofagus solanderi (Black beech). Tall upright, evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs from New Zealand. Bears glossy dark green, ovate leaves.

Characteristics

Deciduous or Evergreen, Shrub or Tree

Origin

New Zealand

Interest and use

Grown for their habit, foliage and for the deciduous species, autumn colour.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They will grow in a variety of climates as long as they protection from strong winds. They prefer acidic soil, with a position in full sun, You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or seed in autumn.

Propagation

Propagate from cuttings in the summer or seed in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Root rot may be problematic.

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