Scientific Name: Nothofagus antarctica Form: Pyramidal - widely
Common Name:southern beech Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:NothofagaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 7 - 10m
Origin: South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Heavily veined, Leathery, Lustrous, Glabrous, Ovate, Serrate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Flowers clustered, Red, Yellow, Apr- Mar
Fruit: Nut, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Broadly conical, often multi-stemmed, branching open irregular and angular; leaves small, most 2-4 cm long, triangular, crinkly, margins irregularly and minutely toothed, medium green. Winter ID: buds tiny, dark, have a white wax-like coating; branches alternate, zigzag; young shoots downy.