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Nothofagus menziesii

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(Silver Beech) A  beautiful and elegant small, evergreen tree with dainty dark green leaves and dark, reddish-grey twigs. Most suited to a warm, sunny position with shelter from strong winds.

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A beautiful and elegant small, evergreen tree with dainty dark green leaves and dark, reddish-grey twigs. Most suited to a warm, sunny position with shelter from strong winds. Bark turns silvery-grey once established. Native to parts of New Zealand.

Somewhat hardy and best in a warm, sheltered position. Not at all suitable for cold, exposed areas. 


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained or moist, fertile soil. 
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. Requires a warm, sheltered position to grow well in the UK. 
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate .
  • Habit: Large shrub or eventually very small tree.
    • Height: up to 8 - 10 m (26 - 32 ft) possibly slightly taller in very favourable positions
    • Spread: 6 m (26 ft).
  • Notes: Although Nothofagus menziesii is somewhat hardy, it can be a tricky plant to grow well in the U.K. and should only be  attempted by experienced gardeners. This plant is not covered by our normal guarentee.
How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Dry/Sandy
Special Features
Habit - Architectural, Honey Fungus Resistant, Evergreen, Foliage - Unusual Shape, Rare and Unusual

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