Fagus sylvatica 'Atropurpurea'

Copper Beech, Purple Beech

This is an impressive purple-foliage form of the European Beech. A large deciduous tree which makes an excellent shade tree, particularly ideal used as a specimen in larger parks and gardens where its size is best accommodated. This deciduous tree has smooth, grey bark and deep purple foliage which turns a coppery-red in autumn before falling. It has inconspicuous flowers followed by spiny bracts which encase the beechnuts.

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This tree currently has the following pot sizes in production.
50cm/52L 1.6-2.0m Available now
Common Name Copper Beech, Purple Beech
Foliage Deciduous 187
Form Oval 118
Mature Size 13 x 9m
Family Fagaceae 10
Genus Fagus 2
Species Sylvatica 3
Uses
A great contrast tree for larger areas, parks and gardens.
Position & Soil
Prefers a moist, well drained acidic soil, but can tolerate a little dryness. Will not adapt to excessively wet or compacted soils.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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