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Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa Purpurea'
Purple Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa Purpurea'
Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa Purpurea'
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Description

A curious and unusual wide, spreading small beech tree with slightly contorted branches, generally with a weeping branch tip and leaves which are an attractive, dark purple in colour.

The relatively low, parasol-like habit makes Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa Purpurea' look particularly attractive when allowed to grow out over a slope, stream or pond.

Supplied Size: 5L container (three to four year old plants, 40 - 60 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Tortuosa Purpurea' grows to be a small, spreading tree.
    • Height: up to 5 m (16 ft).
    • Spread: 7 m (23 ft).


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