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Copper Beech

Fagus sylvatica (Atropurpurea Group)

Also known as

Purple Beech

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

18m

Max

10m

4m

Min

4m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Copper Beech Overview

This group are large deciduous trees which are grown for their stunning deep purple foliage that turns reddish in autumn.

Common problems with Copper Beech

How to harvest Copper Beech

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Copper Beech

Seed

Special features of Copper Beech

Attractive leaves

Autumn colour

Hedge plant

Other uses of Copper Beech

This tree makes a fantastic specimen but is frequently grown as a hedging plant.

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