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


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.


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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