The rarely offered Nothofagus antarctica is a deciduous tree with tiny leaves, originates from Argentina and Chile. It is known to branch out freely but can be easily pruned back; it is also an ideal bonsai subject.
Antarctic Beech has greyish, decorative bark and small, single, elliptic, beautifully shaped hornbeam-like leaves, only an inch long. When the leaves are young they are of a bronze colour, then during the summer a dark green and in the autumn they turn orange (sometimes yellow).
|Flower||Yellow - April (not significant)|
|Soil type||Wide range / Acidic or Neutral|
|Rate of growth||Medium|
|Height and spread||15m x 3m|
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