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.
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.