Purple or Copper Beech (Fagus Sylvatica Purpurea) 1-2ft Bare Root
Purple or Copper Beech (Fagus sylvatica) hedging plants are very popular as hedgerow plants in the UK as they are native and fast growing. Purple Beech or Copper Beech hedging like its cousin green beech retains its leaves in winter providing screening and privacy year round. It is a little slower growing than green beech, but is stunning as a hedge and is low maintenance. Purple Beech is the perfect alternative to conifer hedging. It is fully hardy and tough.
- Native hedging plant in the UK. Purple beech leaves first appear copper brown in spring, become purple in summer, copper yellow in autumn.
- Supplied 40-60cm tall, bare root for planting
- Price Includes VAT
Where to Grow
Plant in most soil types, well draining, and water well during warm spells. Plant 3-4 plants per metre in a single row or 5-6 plants per metre double staggered row making a denser hedge. Ultimate height 8m x 1.8m in 10 years.