Oval to rounded tree, irregular shape with horizontal branches and sagging ramifications. It has prickly, sharp needles and dense, glossy dark green leaves in summer time. They turn orange-red in fall time. Corymbs of white flowers appear in mid-June and are followed by oranges berries in September that attract birds. They will persist until February.
Small, slender tree, with a rounded habit. Glossy green foliage, turning coppery red in fall. Fragrant large double white flowers, turning to pink as they mature. Red fruits persist all winter, appreciated by birds. Good tolerance to pollution. Use isolated or in small groups, for small areas.
Rounded shape tree, more or less regular, rather wide with thorny branches. It has grayish green foliage on the top and silvery underneath. Fragrant, tiny yellow flowers in June, followed by silvery fruits in the shape of small olives. It has a good tolerance to de-icing salt and pollution.
A majestic native tree, with a silvery-gray bark, noteworthy in winter. A tree with a short trunk and wide-spreading crown, although many specimens, especially those in forest stands, assume an upright-oval shape. Dark green leaves, turning golden bronze in fall, often persist into winter on young trees. Edible nuts on mature trees. An imposing specimen, for large areas.
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!