About This Plant

The cultivar Fagus sylvatica ‘Dawyck Gold’ is a captivating variety of the European Beech tree, known for its unique and striking appearance. This upright, columnar tree features vibrant golden-yellow leaves that create a dazzling display, particularly in the spring and early summer. Its narrow form makes it ideal for tight spaces or avenues, and it thrives in well-drained soil and partial to full sun conditions.

The Story

Leaf

The Fagus sylvatica ‘Dawyck Gold’ features striking leaves with a vibrant golden hue. These deciduous leaves are elliptical in shape and have finely serrated edges, creating an elegant and ornamental appearance. The golden foliage adds a touch of warmth and brightness to the landscape, especially during the growing season.

Produce

Fagus sylvatica ‘Dawyck Gold’ produces small triangular nuts known as beechnuts. These nuts are typically encased in a spiky husk or burr. While beechnuts are generally small and not consumed by humans, they play a role in the reproduction of the tree as they contain seeds that can grow into new trees when properly dispersed and germinated.
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