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A picture of a Southern beech

Southern beech

Nothofagus cunninghamii

Also known as

Myrtle beech

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

55m

Max

35m

Min

Southern beech Overview

An evergreen tree to 55m with brown slender shoots and short, toothed, glossy green leaves. Native to Tasmania.

Common problems with Southern beech

How to propagate Southern beech

Cuttings

Propagate from cuttings in the summer or seed in autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Southern beech

Grown for their habit, foliage and for the deciduous species, autumn colour.