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Purple Fountain Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'

Pronunciation: FA-gus sil-VAT-i-ka
SKU #03585
4-7

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OVERVIEW
Description Rich purple, glossy, rounded leaves cloak the cascading branches of this fine specimen tree. Creates a handsome, narrow silhouette with it's strong upright form, and because it is much slower growing than a typical beech, it needs no pruning to maintain its graceful shape. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water deeply occasionally.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow growing; eventually reaches 25 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Columnar
CARE
Care Highly adaptable to a wide range of soil types, providing it is well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce the frequency, continuing with deep waterings. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. Seldom needs pruning.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-7

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