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PURPLE FOUNTAIN BEECH

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PURPLE FOUNTAIN BEECH

Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'

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Root Pouch 5 gallon - 4-5 ft tall (SKU: 14294)
(2 units available now - S)
(1 additional units for review on 9/1/22)   -   Call to Pre-Order
Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $160.00   In Stock


Hardiness Zone: 4-7   ·   Mature Height: 25-30 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 12-15 Feet

Buy Purple Fountain Beech online. This unique European beech is an excellent specimen tree, especially in tight spaces or paired in larger plantings. This tree has it all! A narrow, columnar shape, pendulous weeping branches, and dark purple foliage create an unbeatable combination. Smooth gray bark has a unique appearance, too. Leaves are glossy burgundy in spring, dark green in summer, and copper colored in fall.

Family: Fagaceae · Common Name: Beech

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  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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PURPLE FOUNTAIN BEECH Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
Smooth
Growth Rate*
Slow
Leaf Color Fall*
Copper/Bronze
Leaf Color Spring*
Burgundy/Crimson
Purple
Leaf Color Summer*
Green
Multi/Variegated
Purple
Leaf Type*
Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Other*
New Item
Plant Type*
Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Graft
Season of Interest*
Early Spring
Fall
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Spring
Summer
Exposure (Short)
Full Shade

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PURPLE FOUNTAIN BEECH Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Fagus is somewhat easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. It strongly dislikes heat and long periods of sun exposure. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.