Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple'

Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple'

£28.00

(Purple Beech) An unusual and sought after beech, Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple' has dark red/purple with curious, curled leaves.

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(Purple Beech) An unusual and sought after beech, Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple' has dark red/purple with curious, curled leaves. In our experience, the leaf colour is at its most vivid if planted in a sunny position.

Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple' grows slowly into a small but very attractive tree.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Fagus sylvatica 'Brathay Purple' is a small branching tree.
    • Height: 6 - 8 m (20 - 26 ft).
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft).

Data sheet

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

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