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Fagus orientalis ‘Iskander’

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Features

  • BloomsMay
  • Height20m to 15m
  • Spread3m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitColumnar
  • Leaf ColourDark green, copper-yellow

Description

Fagus orientalis ‘Iskander’. This is a narrowly columnar, Beech with elliptic to ovate, toothed, wavy-margined, dark green leaves. Foliage turns a coppery-yellow in autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Origin

China & Japan, Europe, Britain and North America

Interest and use

Grown for its columnar habit and autumn colour.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This tree will naturally keep its fastigate shape without need for pruning. Dislikes waterlogged soils.

Propagation

Propagate species by seed in autumn, selected forms by budding in late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Problems may be caused by bracket fungi, canker-causing fungi, aphids and beech coccus.

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