Copper Beech 60/90cm Bare Root
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Botanical name: Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
Other names: Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Group', Fagus sylvatica var. purpurea, Copper beech, Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea', Purple-leaf beech
Variety: Copper Beech (Fagus sylvatica Purpurea) is a large, upright, deciduous tree with leaves that appear in spring that are a black/red colour, turning purple-green and then to russet brown in autumn. It has small, green flowers, followed by bristly fruits.
Spread: 15m Max
Height: 20m Max (20-50 years to reach full maturity)
Uses: Perfect for a low maintenance hedge.
Plant in any fertile well-drained soil.
Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam.
Will tolerate most soil types.
Ideal Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Hardiness: -10 degrees Celsius
Pruning: Hedging should be pruned back in the summer months.