Weeping European Beech
Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||FA-gus sil-VAT-i-ka PEN-dew-luh|
|Lore||Early books or records of Celitc Europe were known as beech or book. Nuts of beech trees are known as mast.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing to 50 to 60 ft. tall, spreading wider.|
|Design Ideas||Plant as a single specimen where its view will be unobstructed. May also be used as a driveway tree. Good when carefully pruned to accentuate its unique pendulous habit.|
|Landscape Use||Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 7