Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla' at Roath Park Pleasure Garden

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Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla'
mid October 2015

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Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla'
early November 2018

Grid reference ST 18829 78560
Common name Cut leaved beech
Common name Fern leaved beech
Origin Europe
Deciduous Yes
Height 22M October 2015
Girth 350cm October 2015
Reference 318

This tree is on the east side of the brook, near Alder Road, opposite the bowling green.

Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla' bark

Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla' bark
October 2015

Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla' leaf

Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla' leaves
mid October 2015

Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla' foliage

Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla' autumn foliage
late October 2015

General tree description

Fagus sylvatica 'Heterophylla' is a form of the Common beech that has very narrow, deeply cut leaves. It is usually not as tall as the species, growing up to about to 28 metres.