Fagus sylvatica 'Spaethiana'
More About Fagus sylvatica 'Spaethiana'
- Upright, oval habit with graceful, arching branch tips
- Elliptical leaves, emerge burgundy in the spring turning to dark purple
- Leaves of this cultivar are slightly smaller
- Fall foliage turns a copper colour
Spaeth's Purple Beech Growing and Maintenance Tips
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 'Spaethiana' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average