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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.