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Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
Purple Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
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Price: £9.95 Quantity :


This is a beautiful, large specimen tree that has deep purple foliage all summer and bronze autumn colour with the dead leaves staying on the plants, sometimes until late spring. It also makes a good, dense hedge if pruned regularly after planting.

Suitable for a position in full sun and most well drained soils including chalk.

Supplied Size: 3L / 4L pots (approx 3 - 4 years old, 50 - 70 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Large branching tree.
    • Height: 30 m (98 ft).
    • Spread: 15 m (50 ft).


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