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Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk'
Purple Fastigiate Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk'
Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk'
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Price: £28.00 Quantity :

Description

Tall, slender selection of copper beech with feathery purple foliage, Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk' is similar to Fagus 'Dawyck Purple', except it is smaller, with a more narrow habit. The leaves have a noticeable serrated edge.

Also the lammas (secondary) flush of growth in midsummer is plum purple and contrasts beautifully with the older, darker leaves. Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk' is a reliable, narrow and colourful garden tree!

Supplied Size: 3L / 4L pots (three to four year old plants, 40 - 60 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk' grows to be a medium sized, slender, upright tree.
    • Height: 10 m (32 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).

 


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