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Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'

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Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii' - River's Beech

More About Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'

  • Upright, oval to rounded, spreading crown
  • Large, elliptical leaves are deep purple in the spring fading to purple-green
  • Fall foliage turns a bronze colour

Interesting Notes:

The deepest purple foliage of any purple-leaved beech.

Zone:

4

Height:

16-18 m

Spread:

10-12 m
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River's 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. 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 'Riversii' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Oval
Upright

Foliage Color

Bronze
Green
Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'

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Fagus sylvatica 'Spaethiana'

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