Dawyck Purple Beech
Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'
A more columnar European Beech with deep purple foliage.
Prefer sun and well drained soils.
A great tree choice for more narrow planting locations or in areas where good visibility is desired.
40' at maturity
12' at maturity
In spring deep reddish-purple leaves emerge and darken to burgundy purple over the summer and golden brown in the fall.
Smooth, grey bark
Wooly aphids can become an issue if the tree is stressed.