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This is a beautiful, large specimen tree that has deep purple foliage all summer and bronze autumn colour with the dead leaves staying on the plants, sometimes until late spring. It also makes a good, dense hedge.
Supplied bare root - not in containers.
Size: Bundles of 25 bare root plants, (approx 30 - 50 cm tall).
Available from November to February.
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Beech, Copper beech
Fagus sylvatica var. purpurea (Beech). A deciduous, round headed tree bearing oval, purple leaves with wavy edges. In autumn, leaves turn rich purplish-brown.
They will grow poorly under prolonged drought.
Specimen, hedging, raw materials. Suitable for coastal conditions. Bronze coloured autumn foliage.
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