Nothofagus alpina - Rauli Beech
Nothofagus alpina - Rauli Beech is a large deciduous tree native to Chile and Argentina.
Very fast growing with a broadly conical crown. Small oval, beech like leaves with deeply impressed veins. The leaves are green in the spring / summer turning red, yellow and orange in the Autumn.
Growth is more reliable in the milder and more humid western parts of the UK.
Rauli Beech produces a fine timber, comparable to European Beech.