Purple Weeping European beech (Fagus sylvatica `Purpurea Pendula`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 5a
Mature Height Mature Height
to 10 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 15 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
broad, weeping dome-like form; does not develop a central leader; stiff weeping branches; 10’ tall; 10-15’ wide; slow grower; dark purple leaves turn purplish-green in summer

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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