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Fagus sylvatica f. pendula form

Beech

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMarch & September
  • Height20m to 30m
  • Spread18m to 30m
  • Growth HabitUpright weeping
  • Flower ColourGreen yellow
  • Leaf ColourMedium green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Fagus sylvatica f. pendula form (Beech). A deciduous, weeping tree producing oval, medium green leaves with wavy edges. In autumn, leaves turn to rich yellow, orange-brown.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Weeping beech

Origin

Central and Southern Europe

Interest and use

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

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  • Fagus sylvatica f. pendula form | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Fagus sylvatica f. pendula form | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • 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

Cultivation

They will grow poorly under prolonged drought.

Propagation

Propagate from seed as soon as it autumns; cultivators must be grafted.

Pests, diseases or disorders

They may be attacked by aphids and are prone to fungi and powdery mildew.

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