F. sylvatica will grow into a large, vigorous deciduous tree with a broad, spreading crown. Leaves broadly elliptic, yellow-green in spring, rich russet-brown in autumn. Flowers small, green, followed by bristly fruits.

 

Makes an excellent hedge and will hold it's leaves in the winter although they will go brown. Can be clipped to shape.

 

Size

Ultimate height - Higher than 12 metres

Time to ultimate height - 20–50 years

Ultimate spread - Wider than 8 metres

 

Position

  • Full sun

  • Partial shade

 

Aspect

South–facing or West–facing or North–facing or East–facing

 

Exposure  - Exposed or ShelteredHardiness  - H6

Fagus sylvatica

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