Fagus sylvatica 'Aspleniifolia'
Fagus sylvatica 'Aspleniifolia' is a slow growing, small tree once established with deeply cut green leaves.
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(Cut-leaved Beech) An unusual selection of beech tree, Fagus sylvatica 'Aspleniifolia' has variable yet handsome, deeply cut, dark green leaves. Fagus sylvatica 'Aspleniifolia' is usually slower growing than a standard Beech tree, but has a much more ornamental leaf and makes a very attractive garden tree once established.
- Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Rate of Growth: Slow until established then moderate.
- Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Aspleniifolia' grows in time to be a medium sized, branching tree.
- Height: 15 m (50 ft).
- Spread: 10 m (32 ft).
- Notes: Fagus sylvatica 'Aspleniifolia' is not a tree for instant gratification and will take many years to reach the above size.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
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