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Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa'

Also called Parasol Beech


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Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa' - Contorted Beech

More About Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa'

  • Small tree with unusual twisted or tortuous branches and trunk
  • Broad rounded or umbrella-like shape
  • Dark green foliage
  • Adds winter interest to the garden
  • No two specimens are the same

Zone:

4

Height:

250-300 cm

Spread:

250-300 cm
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Contorted Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips

European beech thrive in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Very little pruning is necessary to maintain its shape.


Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa' 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