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Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell'
Cockle-leaved Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell'
Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell'
Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell'
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Price: £32.00 Quantity :


A rare beech cultivar with small, cockleshell-shaped leaves turning bronze in autumn and often remaining on the plant late into winter. Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell' has a distinctive, columnar habit initially, spreading a little more once established and makes a fine ornamental tree with interesting leaves.

Supplied Size: 3L pot (40 - 60 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow initially then moderate.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Cockleshell' is a small branching tree.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft).
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft).


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