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Botanical name: Nothofagus antarctica
Other names: Antarctic beech, Nirre, Nire, Southern beech, False beech
Species: N. antarctica - N. antarctica is a broadly conical, often multi-stemmed, deciduous tree or shrub with oval, glossy, dark green leaves that have finely toothed, crinkled-margins and turn yellow or orange in autumn. Flowers and fruit are inconspicuous.
Nothofagus antarctica is: Deciduous
Flower: Green, Yellow, Insignificant or absent in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow-orange, Yellow, Orange in Autumn
Fruit: Brown, Insignificant or absent in Autumn
Habit: Broadly conical, Multi-stemmed palm, cycad or tree
Specific diseases: Foot and root rot
Pruning: Pruning Group 1 - Remove dead, damaged, diseased or misplaced shoots in late winter or early spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Nothofagus antarctica (Antarctic beech) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 10m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Bonsai, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree
Cultivation: Performs best in moist but well-drained, acidic soil in full sun. Will not tolerate chalky soils.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
Discuss Nothofagus antarctica (Antarctic beech) with other Shoot members.
I bought this bonsai 2 weeks ago, via internet. it arrived full of leaves. They have now nearly all crinkled up turned brown and fell off. I have watered so I dont think that is the problem, but now ive noticed there are white marks on the thin and thicker little branches I dont think I noticed them before - good or bad ??
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