Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'

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  • Common Name: European Beech
  • Plant Story:

    A stunning enormous accent tree with very deep purple foliage all season long, absolutely beautiful when mature; prefers rich soil and regular moisture, give it lots of room to spread its branches.

  • Type: Tree Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Planting Zone: 4-7
  • Height: 50-60 ft
  • Spread: 40-50 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen or shade tree
  • Leaf: Purple leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Beech scale, aphids, Japanese beetles, and caterpillars
  • Form: Rounded
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Difficult to translate. Intolerant of wet, poorly drained soils.


European Beech - Additional Photos