Our Catalogue

Back to List >
Nothofagus antarctica
Click to enlarge

Nothofagus antarctica

Antarctic Beech

The Antartic Beech

Description: An elegant fast growing broadly conical tree. The small, rounded, heart shaped leaves change from a mid-dark green colour in summer to shades of bright yellow and orange in the autumn. The bark is chocolate brown with attractive slices of silver all over.

History: Introduced from Chile in 1830.

Nothofagus Growing Tips: Grow in fertile, lime-free, moist but well-drained soil in full sun.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 8m x 4m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Large tree size after 10 years Large tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Scented foliage Scented foliage
Open space planting Open space planting
Prefers acid soil Prefers acid soil
Needs sheltered site Needs sheltered site