Green Beech Trees – Fagus Sylvatica

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Green Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica), native to the UK, are a remarkable addition to the natural landscape. They are fantastic all around option and always at the heart of Englands wildlife.

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Green Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica), native to the UK, are a remarkable addition to the natural landscape. In this discussion, we will explore the qualities that make Green Beech trees a great native tree to the UK, how they differ from other native trees, and the benefits they provide for wildlife. Additionally, we will examine how Green Beech trees can enhance gardens and landscapes.

Great Native Tree to the UK:
Green Beech trees are an outstanding native tree to the UK due to their adaptability and resilience in the British climate. They are well-suited to various soil types and can thrive in both sunny and partially shaded areas. The dense foliage of Green Beech trees, with its deep green leaves that turn golden in autumn, provides an impressive display throughout the seasons. Moreover, these trees have a long lifespan, often reaching several hundred years, contributing to the historical and cultural significance of the UK landscape.

Differences from Other Native Trees:
Green Beech trees possess unique characteristics that set them apart from other native trees in the UK. One notable difference is their smooth, grey bark, which stands out among the rough bark of many other tree species. Additionally, Green Beech trees retain their leaves throughout the winter, known as marcescence, adding an interesting element to the landscape during the colder months. In comparison to native evergreen trees such as holly or yew, Green Beech trees offer a different aesthetic appeal with their deciduous nature.

Benefits for Wildlife and Garden Landscapes:
Green Beech trees provide numerous benefits for wildlife in the UK. The dense foliage and broad canopy of these trees offer shelter and nesting sites for birds, small mammals, and insects. Their nuts, known as beech mast, serve as a valuable food source for a variety of wildlife, including squirrels and birds. Moreover, Green Beech trees support a diverse range of insect species, which in turn attract birds and other insectivorous animals. In a garden or landscape setting, Green Beech trees offer shade and create a tranquil and natural atmosphere. They can be planted as hedges or specimen trees, providing privacy, wind protection, and an attractive backdrop for other garden plants. Their vibrant autumn foliage adds seasonal interest, while their dense foliage helps create a sense of seclusion and privacy within the garden.

Conclusion:
Green Beech trees, as native species to the UK, bring significant advantages to the natural environment and garden landscapes. Their adaptability, stunning foliage, and marcescent nature distinguish them as a great choice for native tree planting. Green Beech trees provide shelter, nesting sites, and food for wildlife, contributing to biodiversity and the ecological balance of the UK. In gardens and landscapes, they offer shade, privacy, and aesthetic appeal, while their long lifespan adds a sense of history and cultural value to the surroundings. Green Beech trees are a valuable asset to the UK’s natural heritage and play a vital role in enhancing the beauty and ecological diversity of both natural and man-made environments.

Style

Full Standard, Boxhead, Feathered, Multi Stem, Pleached, Half Standard Pleached, Umbrella, Half Standard, Espalier, Mini Standard, Ball, Cone, Spiral, Cube, Cloud Form, Cube Spiral, Cube Multiball, Cube Ball Cone, Pom-pom, Lollipop, Archway, Twisted Stem, Triple Lollipop, Multiball 2, Multiball 3, Dome, Cylinder, Pyramid, Cylindrical Dome, Twisted Stem, Unique, Bonsai, Instant Hedge, Instant Screen, Hedging Plants

Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root

Height

15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, 30-40cm, 40-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, 70-80cm, 80-90cm, 90-100cm, 100-110cm, 110-120cm, 120-130cm, 130-140cm, 140-150cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A

Foliage Type

Decidious

Origin

Native

Water Requirement

Low Watering

Growth Height

Tall Growing

Growth Speed

Medium Growth

Costal Growing

No

Conifer?

No

Flowering?

No

Toxic?

0

Hard Wood Cutbacks?

0

Produces Nuts

0

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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES

Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

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In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

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