Purple Beech

EASY CARE, SUN OR PART SHADE, YEAR ROUND INTEREST

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Purple Beech
Fagus sylvatica Purpurea

Best Features:

  • Long lasting ageless hedging plant
  • Popularly known as Copper Beech
  • Purple leaves turn coppery in autumn
  • Year round interest with glossy foliage

Garden Uses:

  • Attractive hedging plant although used as specimen tree in a large garden or park setting.

Beautiful purple leaves turning coppery in autumn and crispy brown in winter. Provides a fabulous subtle backdrop and is perfect perimeter hedging in winter. A great alternative to evergreens.

Hedging: plant in a double row

Size (cm) Plants per metre
40-60 5
60-80 5
80-100 5
100-120 5
120-150 4
150-175 4
175-200 3

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Soil Type: Fertile, moist but well-drained soils.

Position: Full sun or partial shade.

Growth Rate: 12-16 inches (30-40cm) a year in ideal soil conditions. Eventual unclipped height 25 metres.

Planting time: In autumn or spring.

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