Habitat & Distribution of:
Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
Copper Beech Tree, European Purple beech

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Origin and Habitat

Species Type:

Tree

Origins & Spread:

Europe

Maximum Height:

Large - 50 to 65 feet

Species Growth Rate:

Moderate - 24 inches per year

Longevity :

Very Long - greater than 150 years

Plant Shape:

Conical;Oval


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Foliage Identification of:
Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
Copper Beech Tree, European Purple beech

Foliage Duration:

Deciduous

Foliage Period:

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Foliage Type:

Simple

Foliage Size:

Foliage Shape:

resembling and egg in outline (see also obovate).

Foliage Arrangement:

Alternate Positioned singly at different heights on the stem; one leaf occurring at each node.

Foliage Color:

Glossy;Dark Red;Dark Purple

Fall Colour:

Glossy;Dark Red;Dark Purple

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Flower identification details


Flower Color:

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Flower Showiness:

Inconspicuous

Flowering Period:

Spring

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Fruit Identification Information

Fruiting Period:

Fall

Fruit Size:

Medium - 1.50 to 4cm

Fruiting Habit:

Prolific

Fruit Type:

Husk/Nut

Fruit Color:

Brown

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Stem Identification Information:


Bark Colour:

Dark Grey;Light Green

Bark Texture:

Mottled;Smooth

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