Red Obelisk European Beech
Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk'
Water regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||FA-gus sil-VAT-i-ka|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide; reaches 40 ft. tall with age.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Firewise, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo); Lilac (Syringa); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Dove Tree (Davidia); Weigela (Weigela)|
Highly adaptable to a wide range of soil types, providing it is deep and well-drained; does not tolerate heavy, water-logged soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Seldom needs pruning.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7