Rohan Obleisk Beech
Height: 30 feet.
Spread: 15 feet.
Sunlight: Full sun
Hardiness Zone: 5a.
Other Names: Common Beech, European Beech.
An incredible accent tree with smooth gray bark and attractive sawtooth burgundy leaves; a most stately specimen;particular about growing conditions, requires rich soil and moisture.
Rohan Obelisk Beech has attractive deep purple foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The serrated pointy leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The smooth silver bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest.
Rohan Obelisk Beech is a dense deciduous tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Rohan Obelisk Beech is recommended for the following landscape applications;