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.
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.
‘Mariken’ is a dwarf cultivar with a globular, compact and regular habit. Small green leaves develop and form a dense foliage, on somewhat weeping/pendulous branches. Leaves turn a uniform golden yellow in autumn. Male form that grows very slowly to only 50cm tall by 50cm wide over the first ten years. Very resistant to urban pollution. Use alone in garden or in large containers. "
Pyramidal, narrow shape tree, bearing fan-shaped leaves, soft green in season, turning to nice golden yellow in fall. This variety is a male selection and does not produce fruits. Slow growing and long-lived tree. Shows a good resistance to pollution; also very resistant to pests and diseases.
This is a dwarf, male tree that grows in an upright form. Deeply bi-lobed leaves purportedly resemble butterflies with jade green wings, hence the cultivar name. Foliage turns a uniform and very showy golden yellow in autumn. Excellent dwarf tree for small areas of the landscape.
Very upright growth habit with male specimens and little more round at the top with females. Fan shaped leaves of a soft green colour during summer time, turning a nice golden yellow in fall time. On females specimens only the fruits are in shape of small yellow prunes. It has good resistance to pollution. Use alone or as an alignment tree.