FERNLEAF EUROPEAN BEECH
Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'
Rich, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Will not withstand wet or compacted soils.
Gracefully cut (dissected) foliage that have a fern-like structure. They are dark green and glossy in summer, turn golden-brown in autumn.
Coral spot fungus can girdle the tree.
This beech is a large shade tree specimen that makes a great focal point.
It is estimated to be twenty years old.