Fagus sylvatica 'Asterix'

£35.00

Fagus sylvatica 'Asterix' is a rare, very slow growing, dwarf, rounded shrub with small green leaves and an architectural habit once established.

Quantity
Supplied Size 3L pot (3 years old, 25 - 30 cm tall)

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(Dwarf Beech) New to usFagus sylvatica 'Asterix' is an excellent dwarf selection of beech which grows with a distinctive heavily branched, rounded habit. The leaves are small and dark green, turning bronze in autumn before falling.

Fagus sylvatica 'Asterix' is tough, hardy and very slow growing, making it suitable for gardens with limited space. It can also be grown as a very attractive container plant for many years in sun or shade.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Very slow.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Asterix' grows to be a small or eventually medium sized shrub.
    • Height: eventually 1.5 - 2 m (5 - 6 ft) / or up to 1 m (3 ft) in 10 years
    • Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft) / up to 1 m (3 ft) in 10 years

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall), Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
To grow in a pot

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