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Red Obelisk European Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk'

Pronunciation: FA-gus sil-VAT-i-ka
SKU #02051
4-7

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OVERVIEW
Description A handsome, columnar, specimen tree with deep purple, crinkled foliage all season long. Its slow growth and naturally narrow form make it an ideal low maintenance tree for residential landscapes. Adds striking vertical interest to larger areas. Its smooth silver bark is an attractive element in winter scapes. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide; reaches 40 ft. tall with age.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color
Growth Rate Slow
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.