Fagus sylvatica atropurpurea
Common name: Copper Beech.
Native: Europe Provenance: UK
Size and spread (10 years): 8m x 4m
Treatment required: Mildly dormant requires 12 weeks cold, moist stratification treatment.
Germinal seeds / kg: 3000
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Any well drained soil. Dislikes waterlogging
Planting instructions: Needs an open space to show it’s full potential. Good as hedging and lovely when mixed with green beech.
Mature height: 25m x 18m