Dwarf Fernleaf Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Mercedes'

  • Dwarf selection growing only 10cm per year
  • Fine-cut, green leaves with a fern-like appearance
  • Foliage turns bronze-purple in the fall and holds through winter
  • Use for bonsai or small areas in the landscape

ZONE:
4

HEIGHT:
2-4 m

SPREAD:
2-4 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


A beautiful dwarf specimen for any landscape. Its cutleaf foliage gives it a very fine texture. European beech grow best in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Very little pruning is necessary to maintain its shape.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Slow
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Fall Color
Deciduous
HABIT:
Compact
Dwarf
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
LANDSCAPE USES:
Hedge
Specimen