Fagus sylvatica 'Black Swan'
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More About Fagus sylvatica 'Black Swan'
- Compact, upright form with pendulous branches
- Ovate to elliptic foliage emerges brownish-purple, turning almost black by summer
- 'Black Swan' is darker than other purple beech cultivars
- Foliage turns golden-bronze in the fall
Black Swan Weeping Purple Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips
A beautiful, smaller specimen, this cultivar, with its weeping branches is a highlight in any landscape. Creative pruning and staking can be done to expose more of its irregular, growth habit and give it more visual appeal. It is best grown in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade.
Fagus sylvatica 'Black Swan' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average