Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'
Description: A compact columnar golden leaved deciduous form of our native Beech tree. Can be used in areas with limited space where a beech tree is not normally possible as it forms an erect flame shaped tree when mature. The bright yellow foliage turns green in late summer. Can take 20-50 years to reach maturity.
Plant with native bluebells for a stunning display.
Climate / Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Height / Spread: Height 15m. Spread 8m.
Soil Requirements: Tolerate most soils including chalk but avoid waterlogged soil.
Pruning : None required.
Special Requirements: Do not plant in waterlogged soils.