Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia' – Fern Leaf Beech

20140826-Fern Leaf Beech (1)
Spring View
20140826-Fern Leaf Beech (2)
Foliage View
  • 20140826-Fern Leaf Beech (1)
  • 20140826-Fern Leaf Beech (2)

Deeply cut leaves are unlike any other beech and give the tree a willowy appearance. Many gardeners are surprised this tree is a beech because leaves are so different from the species, but silvery-gray trunk is a dead giveaway. Graceful and majestic.

Height: 50 ft
Spread: 40 ft
Shape: Oval
Flower: Inconspicuous
Foliage: Green
Fall Color: Bronze
Species: Fagus - Beech
Hardiness Zone: 5