Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'

Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'

£28.00

Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes' is an unusual large densely branching shrub or eventually very small tree once established with very slender willow-like leaves.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pot (3 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

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(Dwarf Beech) Unusual and very slow growing beech tree, Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes' has green, willow-like leaves which turn an attractive bronze colour in winter and can stay on the plant until the following spring.

Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes' has a shrubby, densely branching habit and makes a splendid addition to a mixed border, where its interesting foliage can be seen. Established plants can look a little similar to a cut-leaved maple!


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Very slow.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes' grows to be a large, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: 4 m (13 ft).
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
  • Notes: This plant will take many years to reach the above size. A specimen of Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes', planted in the arboretum surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 1.5 m and a spread of 1 m after 14 years.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
To grow in a pot, Habit - Architectural, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large

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