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Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii' /Rivers Purple European Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'   / Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'
Foliage with copper-colored underside
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Foliage with copper-colored underside

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Scientific Name: Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'
Common Name: Rivers Purple European Beech
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 40 - 50 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Difficult to transplant as are most beech. It wiil not tolerate wet or poorly drained soils. It is not a good choice for urban areas.