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Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor' /Tricolor European Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'   / Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'
Striking foliage in summer
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Striking foliage in summer

A view of colorful leaves

Foliage on a tree near Detroit

Tree has colorful leaves for several months

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Scientific Name: Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'
Common Name: Tricolor European Beech
Plant Type: Deciduous
Hardiness Zone: 4, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Does not preform well where the temperatures and humidity are high. This is an extremely attractive, low growing tree with beautiful foliage. Neither the flowers or fruit are of ornamental significance. Also known as Fagus sylvatica 'Roseomarginata'