Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' at Bute Park

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Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'
mid May 2023

Grid reference ST 17704 77286
Common name Weeping beech
Alternative name Fagus sylvatica f. pendula
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
Tag 2800
Orange tag 05523
Height Approx 17M May 2023
Girth 230cm May 2023
Reference 872

This tree is 80M north of the vehicle entrance, beside the Feeder Canal, at a point where the canal bulges.

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Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' bark
mid May 2023

Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' leaf1

Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' leaves
mid May 2023

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Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' leaf
mid May 2023

General tree description

Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' is a cultivar of the Common beech, Fagus sylvatica. It is a large tree (up to 25 metres), with a weeping shape, and may have large branches hanging perpendicular to the main stem, or long hanging branchlets off horizontal limbs.