The Dawyck Purple beech features a strong vertical columnar habit combined with deep purple foliage, which emerges golden bronze in the spring and turns a similar color in the fall. This tree can tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions, from sand to clay as long as it has good drainage and consistent and moderate moisture. Beech trees are majestic shade trees at maturity.
Height: 25 ft. in 10 years
Mature Height: 50 ft.
Width: 6 ft. in 10 years
Mature Width: 15 ft.
Form: Upright, Columnar
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Landscape Use: Screen/Hedge, Specimen plant
Hardiness Zone: 4-9