Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea' is a wonderful specimen tree with its strong, broad-headed growth habit. It displays a vibrant display of dark purple foliage over the summer months. This tree has excellent resistance to varied soil conditions and diseases, whilst also having the benefit of easily adapting to be grown as a hedge like the common beech.
Common Name: Copper/Purple Beech
Latin Name: Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
Soil: Fertile, well-drained
Position: Full sun, partial shade.
Hardiness: Very hardy
Eventual height/spread: 30/25m
Special features: The perfect specimen tree for where space permits with its rich dark purple foliage and supreme stature.