Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa' - autumn colour
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa' - summer leaves
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa' - autumn colour

Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa'


(Dwarf Beech) Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa' is a rare, slow growing, bushy large shrub with rounded, dark green which turn attractive shades of yellow & bronze in autumn before falling.

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New to us, Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa' is a rare, slow growing, densely branching beech usually growing with a mulit-stemmed habit and large, rounded dark green summer leaves. The leaves turn shades of bronze before falling in autumn.

Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa' is a handsome shrub or eventually a very small branching tree in many years which is suited to gardens with limited space and can be grown in a large container if required.

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow .
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa'  grows to be a large, densely branching shrub. It can be pruned to size if required.
    • Height: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft) up to 1.5 (5  ft) after 10 years
    • Spread: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft) / up to 1.5 (5  ft) after 10 years

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How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
To grow in a pot, Honey Fungus Resistant, Rare and Unusual, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large

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