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Fagus sylvatica 'Horizontalis'

More About Fagus sylvatica 'Horizontalis'

  • Very low-growing cultivar, with downward,arching, horizontal branches
  • Elliptical leaves emerge a light green, becoming dark green by summer
  • Fall foliage is a bright yellow-gold
  • Good specimen for planting near a water feature.

Interesting Notes:

This cultivar is available on a grafted stem, usually at 125 cm in height.

Zone:

4

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

4-5 m
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Spreading Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Horizontalis' is a small, low-growing, wide tree with elegant, arching branches, making it a unique specimen for planting in a rock garden or on a slope. European beech thrives in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Very little pruning is necessary to maintain its shape.


Fagus sylvatica 'Horizontalis' 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

Attributes

Fall Color

Landscape uses

Specimen

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