Avoid planting evergreen varities such as N. cunninghamii and N. moorei in regions where severe frosts and/or salty coastal winds are present. Popular large varieties include:
N cunninghamii: Evergreen variety commonly known as the Myrtle Beech. Can reach up to 50 metres in height when planted in sheltered areas.
N moorei: Evergreen variety commonly found in the north east of New South Wales. Can reach up to 50 height in the right conditions. N. gunnii
Commonly known as the Deciduous Beech, this variety is commonly found in the Tasmanian remote highlands. In autumn the leaves change colour from green to red and then yellow creating a lovely display.