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 located in Tallahassee, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 26th, 2023
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tallahassee is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
January 25th, 2023
Tallahassee is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to increase by 20.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.5 megajoules of energy …
Common Beech love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Tallahassee, Florida ⛅.
Common Beech does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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.