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Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'

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Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

Photo Courtesy of Fernridge Landscaping

More About Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'

  • Pyramidal when young, grows to a rounded, oval crown
  • Typically a low-branched tree
  • Fine-cut, green leaves with a fern-like appearance
  • Foliage turns a golden-bronze in the fall
  • Will produce the typical nut of the genus

Zone:

4

Height:

15-18 m

Spread:

10-12 m
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Fernleaf Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips

A beautiful specimen for any landscape or park area. Its cutleaf foliage gives it a very fine texture. European beech grow best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Very little pruning is necessary to maintain its shape.


Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Oval
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Green
Golden

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'

Fagus sylvatica 'Cristata'

Fagus sylvatica 'Cristata'

Cock's Comb Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Rohanii'

Fagus sylvatica 'Rohanii'

Oakleaf Copper Beech