Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica Purpurea)

£69.00£225.00

Purple Beech (Fagus syl. Purpurea) instant hedge is sometimes also called Copper Beech, it is a versatile plant able to be used in very formal hedges as well as a more loose natural style hedge. Capable of being clipped up very tightly this will add a good splash of colour to any garden.

Type Length Weight Height Depth
Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica Purpurea)

1m Trough

100cm

25Kg

80-100cm

20cm

£69.00 per metre
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Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica Purpurea)

1m Trough

100cm

25Kg

80-100cm

25cm

£72.00 per metre
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Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica Purpurea)

Hedge Bag

100cm

75Kg

120-140cm

35cm

£225.00 per metre
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All Troughs and Bags are 100cm long, and all prices include VAT. A delivery charge of £48 is added if the overall cart quantity is below 5 Troughs or Bags.

Description

Purple Beech (Fagus syl. Purpurea) instant hedge is also sometimes also called Copper Beech. It gets this name from the glorious warm burnished copper colour that the deep purple leaves go in the Autumn and Winter. These leaves stay on the plant until the new seasons leaves push the old ones off. As with all plants with a solid leaf colour if they are planted in shade these leaves will fade in there intensity and be more muted. Purple Beech (Fagus syl. Purpurea) instant hedge can be trimmed into a very formal hedge that will make a great structural statement in the garden.

As long as you avoid heavy clay soil, Purple Beech will grow in a wide range of soil types.

The Royal Horticultural Society gave Purple Beech an Award of Garden Merit in 1984.

ASPECT Coast Exposed Coast Sheltered Inland Exposed Inland Sheltered Heavy Shade
HEIGHT Less then 1m 1-2.5m 2.5-5m Over 5m
SOIL Heavy Clay Medium Loam Light Sandy Peat Acid Alkaline Poorly Drained
TRIMMING Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
FEEDING Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
FLOWERING Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
HARDINESS Hardy to -10°C Hardy to below -10°C GROWTH RATE 60cm per year