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Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'


(Golden Fastigiate Beech)  Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold' is a handsome large, columnar tree with dense upright branches and soft golden spring/summer leaves.

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A handsome tree indeed, Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'  is tall, narrow and upright with soft golden-yellow leaves in spring and summer. The leaves are at their most golden in colour in spring/early summer, gradually darkening to lime green in late summer before finally turning a brilliant golden-bronze in a good, crisp autumn before falling.

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold' is suited for gardens with limited horizontal space and can be pruned to shape if required.

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold' grows to be a large narrow, columnar tree.
    • Height: 20 m (66 ft).
    • Spread: up to 6 m (20 ft).
  • Notes: As a guide to its growth rate, a specimen of Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold', planted in the arboretum surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 8 m and a spread of 2.5 m after 12 - 14 years.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Large
Growing Conditions
Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid
Special Features
Habit - Narrow, Foliage - Gold/Yellow