A hardy plant with superb foliage, medium green leaves turning rich copper in autumn. Not suitable for heavy or wet soil where Hornbeam is preferable. Shade tolerant. If a Beech hedge is trimmed in late summer, the leaves remain on better during the winter.Retains copper foliage throughout the winter.
To Hedge.Trim July or August.
For hedges 3ft (90cm) upwards.
Plant 9-18ins (23-45cm) apart.
For a dense or stock-proof hedge plant in a staggered double row with 15ins (38cm) between rows and 18ins (45cm) between plants.