Common Name: ‘Dawyck’ European Beech
Origin/Ecology: Originated on Dawyck Estate in Scotland, about 1800.
Habit: Large, fastigiate deciduous tree, becoming broadly columnar with age.
Leaves: Green, elliptic, turning orange-brown in autumn.
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Flowers and Fruit: Flowers inconspicuous, fruit bristly.
Water Use, Soil: Well-drained, moist soil
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Landscape Uses: Hedgings and screens
Limitations: Aphids and beech bark scale, coral spot, heart and root rot.