Weeping European Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'

SKU
03576
One of the most beautiful weeping trees! Branch structure forms a large tent-like mass creating an impressive specimen. Lustrous deep green foliage in summer, golden bronze in fall. Deciduous.
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Botanical PronunciationFA-gus sil-VAT-i-ka PEN-dew-luh
LoreEarly books or records of Celitc Europe were known as beech or book. Nuts of beech trees are known as mast.
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing to 50 to 60 ft. tall, spreading wider.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous
Design IdeasPlant 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds 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.

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