Trees by Genus

Genus 'Fagus'

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Fagus orientalis
Fagus sylvatica
Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'
Fagus sylvatica Atropurpurea
Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck'
Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'

Fagus orientalis (Oriental Beech)

No sample available

Native: Asia Minor, the Caucasus, Balkans

Location: Grows in lower more sheltered places than «H6:Fagus sylvatica».

Foliage

Leaves are longer than Common Beech (Fagus sylvatica), with 7-12 pairs of veins.

Flowers

Fagus orientalis

Flowers open in May, drooping male clusters on stalks 2.5-5cm long, the female produced at the tip of the shoot.

Fruits

Fagus orientalis

Fruit have husks about 2.5cm long on stems 5-7.5cm long and which split and fall in October to release the triangular nuts.