Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'
More About Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'
- Narrow, upright form with spreading, pendulous branches
- Branching can extend horizontally, before drooping to the ground
- Ovate to elliptic, dark purple leaves in the summer
- Foliage turns bronze in the fall
Purple Fountain Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips
This beautiful, purple-leaved specimen, with its erratic, weeping branches is a highlight in any landscape. Creative pruning and staking can be done to expose its irregular, growth habit, giving it more visual appeal. European beech thrives in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade.
Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain' Characteristics
Moist to Average