Fagus sylvatica ‘Purple Fountain’

(Purple Fountain Weeping Beech)


$379.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b

Quick Overview:

‘Purple Fountain’ is a deciduous, columnar, dark-leaved tree with bronze-purple, wavy margined leaves and cascading branches. Leaves become more green as summer wears on. A great specimen tree for small yards and narrow spaces. Fall color is yellow, then orange-brown.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Gardens Plant Finder)

Description

Best grown in deep, rich, moist but well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Intolerant of wet, poorly drained soils.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Gardens Plant Finder)

Additional information

Common Name

Purple Fountain Weeping Beech

Botanical Name

Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'

Container/Amount

15 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b

Growth Rate

Slow

Light Requirements

Full sun to part shade

Height

15'-30'

Width

5'-15'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

Dark Purple, green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Fall Color

golden bronze

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