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Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’

Beech

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMarch & September
  • Height6m to 10m
  • Spread10m
  • Growth HabitTall oval
  • Flower ColourGreen yellow
  • Leaf ColourYellow

Description

Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ (Beech). Young foliage is yellow, then becomes medium to dark green.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Other common names

Golden 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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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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