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Fagus sylvatica Dawyck Gold

Dawyck Gold Beech

The emerging golden foliage on this erect, columnar form changes to a light greenish-yellow in the summer then to a copper colour in the fall. Ideal as a windbreak, large screen, or as a hedge. They will produce edible nuts enclosed in spiny husks.

  • »  Erect, columnar form with upright branches
  • »  Elliptical leaves, with a slightly wavy margin, are soft yellow
  • »  Fall foliage turns a copper colour
  • »  Leaves will stay on the tree long into the winter

B&B in Container
$675.00
  • Category:Trees
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:18-20 m
  • Spread:4-6 m
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Medium
Slow
Critter
Deer Resistant
Attributes
Deciduous
Edible
Fall Color
Habit
Columnar
Upright
Foliage Color
Golden
Green
Yellow
Landscape uses
Screening (privacy)
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'

An excellent, narrow specimen with showy, yellow foliage. This cultivar is ideal planted individually, as a small grouping in the landscape, or planted in rows for screening or privacy. They thrive in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Very little pruning is necessary to maintain its shape.