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Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'

Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula' - Weeping Purple Beech

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

Zone:

4

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

5-6 m
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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

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Spreading
Mounding
Weeping

Foliage Color

Purple
Golden
Bronze

Landscape uses

Specimen

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