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Nothofagus antarctica
Nothofagus antarctica
Nothofagus antarctica
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Available Autumn 2019 - A handsome and elegant specimen tree which is native to South America which can be found from Cape Horn northward up to the Andes. The branchlets, arranged in a herringbone formation are covered in glossy, small, bright green leaves. The bare trunk and branches are especially striking in winter when the horizontal silvery-grey lenticels stand out against the chocolate coloured bark.

A spectacular garden tree once established which deserves to be more widely planted!

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. If you are interested in this plant please email us at or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we will contact you when next available.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained or moist, fertile soil. Nothofagus antarctica will not grow well in a shallow, chalky soil.
  • Hardiness: Very hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Medium sized or eventually large, branching tree.
    • Height: 20 m (65 ft).
    • Spread: 10 m (32 ft).

Plant Video

The multi-stemmed Nothofagus antarctica in our woodland gardens (taken in early October 2010).

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