Common Beech, European Beech
Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Gold'

Family: Fagaceae (fag-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fagus (FAG-us) (Info)
Species: sylvatica (sil-VAT-ee-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dawyck Gold

Category:

Trees

Foliage Color:

Chartreuse/Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Good Fall Color

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Louisville, Kentucky

Coos Bay, Oregon

Concrete, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 14, 2014, bobbieberecz from Concrete, WA wrote:

I bought a rather large specimen of this tree (about 15 to 18 feet tall) about 5 years ago. I watered it well the first year but not so much the second. I counted on the long months of western Washington winter rains to get the root system going but for such a large new tree it wasn't enough. It lost almost all of its leaves in early August so I frantically started watering and it grew a few of them back. The next year it was completely undamaged and fully leafed out. It grows about 18 inches a year and i give it a decent soaking of 2 inches of water in a 6 to 8 foot diameter. It seems to be thriving. I have sandy loam soil that dries out quickly in our hot drought months. Where it's planted used to be a vegetable garden heavily amended with straight chicken manure making it much h... read more