Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'

Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'

£28.00

Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain' is a beautiful weeping beech tree with dark purple leaves and cascading branches which can be trained to grow to a set height if required.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pot (3 years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)

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(Weeping Purple Beech) Beautiful weeping beech with an eye-catching silhouette, Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain' has purple foliage and a narrow, weeping habit with branches cascading down to the ground once established.

Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain' grows to be an excellent weeping tree for smaller gardens with more limited space!


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain' grows to be a small, reasonably narrow weeping tree.
    • Height: up to 8 m (26 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
  • Notes: As a guide to the growth rate, a specimen of Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain', planted in the arboretum surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 3.5 m and a spread of 2 m after 12 years.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
Special Features
Leaf Colour - Purple/Red, Habit - Weeping

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