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A picture of a Copper Beech

Copper Beech

Fagus sylvatica (Atropurpurea Group)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

18m

Max

10m

4m

Min

4m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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A photo of Copper Beech
A photo of Copper Beech

Overview

This group are large deciduous trees which are grown for their stunning deep purple foliage that turns reddish in autumn.

Common problems

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Seed

Special Features

Attractive leaves

Autumn colour

Hedge plant

Uses

This tree makes a fantastic specimen but is frequently grown as a hedging plant.