Fagus sylvatica 'Red Obelisk'
Red Obelisk European Beech
F. s. ‘Rohan Obelisk’
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous tree, pyrimidal-columnar habit, to 15 ft (4.5 m) tall, or more, in 15 years, leaves are dark purple and irregular and undulating just like ‘Rohanii’ (one of its parents having incised leaves), reportedly ‘Red Obelisk’ has incised and, occasionally, nonincised leaves.
- A seedling of ‘Dawyck’ pollinated by ‘Rohanii’ raised in Holland; in North American commerce since about 1987.
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden.