Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk'
More About Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk'
- Columnar form with upright branches
- Elliptical leaves, with a crinkled, wavy appearance, emerge red
- Summer foliage is purple becoming a coppery-bronze colour in the fall
- Leaves will stay on the tree long into the winter
Red Obelisk Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips
An ideal vertical accent for a smaller landscape garden. Excellent as an individual specimen, in a small grouping in the landscape, or planted in rows for screening or privacy. This cultivar is known for its unique, crinkled or wavy foliage. 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 'Red Obelisk' Characteristics
Moist to Average