Nothofagus fusca (Red beech)
Nothofagus fusca, commonly known as Red Beech, is found in forests from the Kaimais southward, from sea level to 1050m. It can reach 30m in height in the wild and usually about 10m in cultivation, so is better suited to large gardens. The small ornamental oval leaves are coarsely toothed and mid to dark green, with the young leaves having a reddish tinge in winter. A reddish coloration is also present in the old dying leaves. This beech grows best in a cooler climate.