Fagus sylvatica Riversii – Rivers Purple Beech

  • Description
Darkest coloured of the copper beeches. Deep purple almost black, wavy margined leaves drop clean in winter. Forms an excellent dome shaped shade or specimen tree or can be trained into a large screen or woven together to form a formal hedge.
Height x Width 15 x
Height Range Tall 10+m
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Type Tree
Shape / Habit Round
Country of Origin Southern Europe
Similar to Consider Cercis Forest Pansy, Prunus Thundercloud, Fagus Sylv Purp, Acer Tamuke Yama, Fraxinus Raywoodii, Acer Bloodgood.
  • Leaf
Leaf Colour Rich Deep Purple
Deciduous Leaf Colour Rich Deep Purple
  • Flower
Flower Nil
  • Uses
Specimen Yes
Good Shade Tree Yes
Accent Yes
 Note: Growth, height grade information are given in good faith but are subject to natural variables beyond our control.