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They will require sun or semi-shade; the purple-leaved forms will prefer full sun, the yellow-leaved forms prefer a little shade. They will grow well in any but waterlogged soil.
Propagate species by seed in autumn, selected forms by budding in late summer.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Problems may be caused by bracket fungi, canker-causing fungi, aphids and beech coccus.