Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' /Green Weeping European Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'  / Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'
Weeping form during the summer growing season
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Weeping form during the summer growing season

Pendulous branches

As an urban street tree in New York City

Long pendulous branches

Two younger trees in the city

A close view of foliage

Hanging pendulous branches

Beautiful specimen tree on the banks of Lake Como in northern Italy

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Scientific Name: Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'
Common Name: Green Weeping European Beech
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 40 - 50 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Has dramatic presence as a specimen tree in a yard, although it is not recommended for such. Some specimens have a narrow crown and are upright and spreading, while others grow as wide as tall and have a mounding shape.