Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'
  • Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'

Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea' (bundles of 25)

£99.50

Ordering a quantity of 1 = 1 bundle of 25 plants, 2 = 2 bundles of 25 plants, etc!

Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea' is a beautiful, large specimen tree that has deep purple foliage all summer and bronze autumn colour. It also can be pruned to makes a good, dense hedge.

- Supplied Size
Quantity
Available From - Late November to February

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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(Purple Beech) 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.

A mix of Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea' and the common Fagus sylvatica in a hedge can create a striking two toned hedge of purple and green. Suitable for a position in full sun and most well drained soils including chalk.


  • 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).
  • Notes: Available from late November to February.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Large (over 50 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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