Fagus sylvatica Acts as 'evergreen' because the leaves are retained in winter when used as a hedge.
Native plant with superb foliage, medium green leaves turning rich copper in autumn. Shade tolerant. If a Beech hedge is trimmed in late summer, the leaves remain on better during the winter. Do not plant beech in a frost pocket as it will get damaged.
HEDGE Retains copper foliage throughout the winter. Trim July or August.