Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
More About Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
- Upright, oval habit with graceful, arching branch tips
- Elliptical leaves, with a slightly wavy margin, are dark purple
- Newer growth begins with a more red colour
- Fall foliage turns a copper colour
Purple Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips
A majestic tree with great, visual appeal, ideal for a large, estate lawn or park settings. Its dark foliage colour will stand out amongst typically green surroundings. Low-branched trees can be planted in rows and pruned to create a dense screening or hedge. European beech thrives in a rich, moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade.
Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average