About Common Beech
European Beech 'Riversii' is a cultivar with large, glossy purple leaves that turn striking copper in the fall. It makes a great shade tree, screen, or a specimen but be sure to have room for its mature size of 50-60 feet tall and 40-50 feet wide.
Also known as
Dwarf Beech, Dwarf Beech, European beech, Weeping beech, Common beech and Fagus Sylvatica L.
How to care for Common Beech
Common Beech needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Beech love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Beech does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Common Beech after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.