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Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'

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Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' - Dawyk Purple Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' - Dawyk Purple Beech

More About Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'

  • Broad, columnar form, with upright branches
  • Elliptical leaves, with a slightly wavy margin, are purple to purple-red
  • Fall foliage becomes a brown colour
  • Leaves will stay on the tree long into the winter

Zone:

5

Height:

12-15 m

Spread:

4-5 m
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Dawyck Purple Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips

Excellent as an individual specimen, in a small grouping in the landscape, or planted in rows for screening or privacy. European beech thrives in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Very little pruning is necessary to maintain its shape.


Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Purple
Red

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'