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Fagus sylvatica 'Zlatia'
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Fagus sylvatica 'Zlatia'
Fagus sylvatica 'Zlatia'
Fagus sylvatica 'Zlatia'
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Price: £32.00 Quantity :

Description

Rare cultivar with eye-catching golden leaves was discovered near Vranje in Serbia and first introduced to horticulture via Prof Dragaevic by Spath in the early 1890's.

The name is derived from the Serbian word for gold, "zlato" and the young leaves of this delightful tree are soft golden-yellow, darkening to a deep green as they age later in the year.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 years old, freshly potted for new season, 25 - 30 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a medium sized, branching tree.
    • Height: 12 m (40 ft).
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft).
  • Notes: The foliage will be a stronger gold colour in a position with lots of sunlight.

 


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