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Purple Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30m

Max

20m

10m

Min

10m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Purple Beech Overview

Bears deep purple foliage.

Common problems with Purple Beech

How to propagate Purple Beech

Grafting

Propagate from seed as soon as it autumns; cultivators must be grafted.

Seed

Other uses of Purple Beech

Specimen, hedging, raw materials. Suitable for coastal conditions. Bronze coloured autumn foliage.