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Fagus sylvatica 'Rotundifolia'

 Suitable Substitutions for Fagus sylvatica 'Rotundifolia'

Fagus grandifolia

Fagus grandifolia

American Beech

Fagus sylvatica

Fagus sylvatica

European Beech

Carpinus betulus

Carpinus betulus

European Hornbeam

 
Fagus sylvatica 'Rotundifolia' - Roundleaf European Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Rotundifolia' - Roundleaf European Beech

More About Fagus sylvatica 'Rotundifolia'

  • Oval crown with densely formed branches
  • Dense, distinctive, round, glossy, green leaves
  • Fall foliage is yellow to orange-brown

Zone:

5

Height:

16-18 m

Spread:

10-15 m
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Roundleaf European Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips

A rare tree in cultivation, and a great selection of beech, suitable for a large lawn or park setting. 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 'Rotundifolia' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Habit

Oval
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green
Orange

Landscape uses

Specimen