Fagus sylvatica 'Fruticosa'
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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(Shrubby Beech) 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
- How Much Sun
- Partial or Dappled Shade, Full Sun
- Eventual 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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