Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'
More About Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'
- Dense, upright form with spreading, pendulous branches
- Branching can extend horizontally before drooping to the ground
- Ovate to elliptic foliage emerges purple turning purple-green by summer
- Foliage turns golden-bronze in the fall
Weeping Purple Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips
This beautiful, purple-leaved specimen, with its eratic, weeping branches is a highlight in any landcape. 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 'Purpurea Pendula' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils