Nothofagus solandri ‘Cliffortoides’

Mountain Beech/Tawhairauriki


  • Small dark green foliage, ovate to oblong in shape.
  • Often has close spaced leaf nodes.
  • Branchlets are flat.


  • Stunning in group planting where space  allows.
  • Stately as a single specimen in borders, lawns or entranceways.
  • A smaller growing beech that  Nothofagus solandri.

Growing Conditions

  • Very frost and wind hardy.
  • Avoid coastal conditions.
  • Grows in dry to moist soil conditions.
  • Full sun to part shade.


Height Width
5 year old tree 4.0m 1.5m
10 year old tree 7.0m 2.5m
Country of Origin:   New Zealand
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