Common Name: Copper Beech, European Beech. Purple Leaved Beech
Description: The Fagus sylvatica Purpurea is a large deciduous tree with a rounded crown, a pyramidal shape and branches that reach to the ground. In Spring it produces yellow/green flowers, fruits follow which are also edible. The leaves are a purple /green early on but mature to a deep coppery purple and eventually to a coppery red in Autumn. This tree grows well in deep, rich, moist, well drained soils. Does not tolerate wet or badly drained sooils.
Mature Size: 15-18m (h) x 9-12m (w)
Position: Full sun to partial shade
*Please note an additional shipping charge applies to 100lt container size trees ($150 plus GST per order)