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Fagus orientalis 'Iskander'
Columnar Beech

Fagus orientalis 'Iskander'
Fagus orientalis 'Iskander'
Fagus orientalis 'Iskander'
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Price: £35.00 Quantity :


Rare selection of oriental beech with a very slim, fastigiate habit and attractive, rounded fresh-green leaves which turn a striking, butter-yellow in a good crisp autumn. The dead leaves hold for a long time on the tree before blowing away.

The very narrow nature makes Fagus orientalis 'Iskander' a superb tree for formal planting or avenues and a suitable choice for gardens with limited available space.

Supplied Size: 4L/5L pot (field grown and freshly potted, 30 - 50 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Fagus orientalis 'Iskander' dislikes and will not grow well in very wet or water logged soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. 
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Medium sized, narrow, upright tree.
    • Height: up to 15 m (50 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
  • Notes: Fagus orientalis 'Iskander' will keep its tight, upright shape without the need for pruning.


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