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Copper Beech Bare Root Hedge (1ft - 5ft)

Fagus Sylvatica Purpurea Hedging Plants
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  • SEASONAL AVAILABILITY - Bare Root plants are supplied from late November until Spring the following year.
  • CHARACTERISTICS - Fagus sylvatica Purpurea is known for it's colour changing leaves which turn from a deep purple in Spring/Summer to a burnt copper in Autumn/Winter.
  • HEIGHT AND SPREAD - Supplied in their dormant state, Fagus grows at 1-2ft per year and can reach up to 5m+ at full maturity, but can be pruned to a relatively low form of 1m if required.
  • PLANTING TIPS - Bare-Root hedging is typically planted in a double staggered row of 5 plants per metre. Evergreen plants are generally planted to less density than deciduous plants, such is the nature of their dense foliage.

Fagus sylvatica Purpurea is commonly known as 'Copper Beech' or 'Purple Beech' it is an extremely popular UK native hedge that displays stunningly bright purple foliage in spring before showing off wonderful copper/bronze leaves in Autumn. Fagus will often keep it's leaves all year round, giving you the benefits of a colourful dense screen hedge throughout the year.

Purple Beech prefers well-drained chalky soil, but will do fine in any type of soil as long as you avoid very wet conditions. Fagus grows at around 1-2 feet per year but can be cut to a manageable size.

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