This eye-catching beech selection have purple leaves with a wide margin of pink or cream, and the foliage is brightest in spring. By late summer, the lighter portions of the leaves may burn, thus the plant appreciates some shade. It is more tolerant to compacted soils, heat and drought once established. Use alone as a specimen plant.
This beautiful cultivar has a finer texture and slightly more ascending branch angles, but is otherwise similar to the species. Pyramidal habit with dense growth and cut leaves that offer a fern-like appearance, are specific at this cultivar. It is more tolerant to compacted soils, heat and drought once established. Use as a specimen.
Dawyck Purple Beech is a dense deciduous tree with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. It features an attractive deep purple foliage which emerges coppery bronze in spring. Pointy leaves are ornamentally significant and turn an outstanding coppery bronze in the fall. The smooth silver bark is extremely showy and adds significant winter interest. It is more tolerant to compacted soils, heat and drought once established. Gorgeous specimen!
This variety features one of the darkest foliage of beeches. Narrow upright tree with long pendulous branches clothed in deep purple foliage spring and summer, turning gold-brown in fall. For a special place... even a very narrow special place! Foliage holds its rich colour only in full sun.
Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain' has a narrow, weeping habit with many branches cascading down to the ground once established. Leaves emerge dark purple and fade to purple-green in summer. Fall color is yellow, then orange-brown. It has smooth grey bark quite ornamental in winter. It is more tolerant to compacted soils, heat and drought once established. An excellent weeping tree for smaller gardens with more limited space!
The cultivar 'Riversii' has glossy oval wavy-edged leaves that emerge deep purple, mature to dark greenish purple by summer, and turn coppery gold in autumn. One of the darkest purple-leaved selections with smooth silver-grey bark that stands out in the winter. It is more tolerant to compacted soils, heat and drought once established. Use as a specimen in large areas.
The purple leaves, initially bright red, have a wavy fringe whose lobes recall the oak leaves. They become coppery bronze in autumn. Its smooth, silvery bark makes it attractive even when the leaves have fallen.
Standard form of Fagus sylvatica with deep-purple leaves. The color can be deep-purple to approaching black in spring and early summer, but it may fade slightly as the season progresses. The habit is rounded , these are very popular forms. It is more tolerant to compacted soils, heat and drought once established.
A magnificent broad conical form, very regular in shape. Its fan-shaped green leaves turn a glorious golden yellow in fall. This male selection does not produce fruits. Very resistant to pollution and de-icing salt. One a the most long-lived tree. Use alone or as an alignment tree.