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Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
45 Litre Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
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Fagus sylvatica Purpurea  Purple Copper Beech

The Purple Copper Beech is a large growing stately tree with deep purple, almost black foliage in spring. The leaf colour fades over summer to a bronze green.

Plant Care

Copper Beech require little maintenance and generally grow with few problems. New trees should be watered deeply during the dry summer months.

Application

Fagus sylvatica Purpurea are best planted with plenty of space, they make an impressive avenue species or street tree in wide berms and traffic islands. The Purple Beech can also be used as a formal hedge, screen or shelter belt if trimmed or clipped regularly.

History

One of the best selections of Purple Beech is Fagus sylvatica Riversii. This tree has larger darker foliage that holds it colour much longer into the summer. It forms a more open tree when young.



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Variety
Product code
Pot
(cm)
Bag
(litres)
Barcode
Available
Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
FAGSYL045
 
45 litre
 
Year Round
Fagus sylvatica Riversii
FAGRIV045
 
45 litre
 
Year Round

Light

Light | Low
Light | Medium
Light | High

Temperature

Temperature | Cool
Temperature | Warm
Temperature | Hot

Water

Water | Dry
Water | Moist
Water | Wet

Size

Size
6.00 x 10.00m

Native / Exotic

New Zealand Native
Exotic

Tree Shape

Tree Shape | Bush
Tree Shape | Tree
Tree Shape | Conical

Evergreen / Deciduous

Evergreen
Deciduous