Area of origin: Cultivated.
Adult dimensions: Height: Up to 30 meters.Spread: Up to 20 meters.
Soil: All soil that possesses good filtering properties.
Hardiness: Frost hardy up to -20°C, prefers humid atmospheres.
Position: Shade to full sun.
Properties and uses:
Its variegated foliage is guaranteed to render your grounds unique! Can be planted singly or in rows. Responds well to pruning and can also be used to create beautiful screen hedging. Amateurs of Bonsai will also find this an interesting subject to work with.
List of Beech:
• European Beech (Fagus sylvatica), the foliage becomes bright yellow in autumn.
• Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica purpurea), extremely decorative purple foliage.