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Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell'
Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell'
Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell'
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Available Autumn 2017 - A rare beech cultivar with small, cockleshell-shaped leaves turning bronze in autumn and often remaining on the plant late into winter. Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell' has a distinctive, columnar habit initially, spreading a little more once established and makes a fine ornamental tree with interesting leaves.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when available.

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow initially then moderate.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell' is a small branching tree.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft).
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft).


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