PURPLE BEECH HEDGE QUICK GUIDE
FAGUS SYLVATICA ATROPURPUREA DETAILS
European beech (Fagus sylvatica) is native to the woodlands of southern and central Europe. It was brought to America in the middle of the 18th century and it has been a popular ornamental shade tree ever since. Purple beech, or Copper beech, is the deep purple colored seedlings that are selected from European Beech seedlings. When planted as a hedge, the result is a dramatic, colorful, and stunning.
|USDA Hardiness Zones:||4 - 7|
|Mature Size:||Up to 12’ height and 4’ width|
|West Coast - Sunset Heat Zones:||1 - 9 and 14 - 24|
|No serious insect or disease problems. Beech scale is an occasional problem.|
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