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Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'

More About Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'

  • Dwarf selection growing only 10cm per year
  • Fine-cut, green leaves with a fern-like appearance
  • Foliage turns bronze-purple in the fall and holds through winter
  • Use for bonsai or small areas in the landscape

Zone:

4

Height:

15-18 m

Spread:

10-12 m
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Dwarf Fernleaf Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips

A beautiful dwarf specimen for any landscape. 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 'Mercedes' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Dwarf
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge