Field Growing & Cultivation Information

Fagus sylvatica Purpurea L.

Copper Beech Tree, European Purple beech

Hardiness Zone:


Soil Acidity:

Very Acidic - 5.3 to 6.0, Slightly Acidic - 6.1 to 6.9, Neutral - 7.0, Slightly Alkaline - 7.1 to 7.5

Soil Texture:

Loam - good mixture of clay - silt - sand particles - organic matter and moisture., Sand - large rounded particles, fast draining, few nutrients, quick to dry

Soil Moisture:

Moist - Damp soil

Species Pests:

Species Disease:

Canker, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora, Root Rot, Sooty Mold

Medicinal Use:

Health Hazards: