Plant Care European Beech
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European Beech

Also known as

Dwarf beech, Dwarf beech, European beech, Weeping beech and Common beech

Taxonomy

Fagus sylvatica
Fagus
Fagaceae
Fagales

How to care for European Beech

Water

How often to water your European Beech

Water needs for European Beech
0.5 cups
every 9

European Beech needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of European Beech

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Dwarf beech in your home

Light needs and placement for plant European Beech: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

European Beech love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

European Beech does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of European Beech in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize European Beech

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for European Beech: repot after 2X growth

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 European Beech after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

European Beech is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Toxicity
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for European Beech

European Beech

European Beech


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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