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Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea' /Purple European Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea'   / Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea'
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Scientific Name: Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea'
Common Name: Purple European Beech
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This species is noted for its striking purple foliage. It makes a strong presence in any landscape. Best adapted for the Upper South.