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botanical name:
Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'
Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Purple Beech
family:  Fagaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 20.00m
width: 5.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: columnar
leaf colour: purple
flower colour:
stem/bark: grey
main season:
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Narrowly columnar tree with deep purple foliage.

cultivation:
Well drained soil and sun or part shade, with best colouring in sun. Tolerant of a wide range of conditions and succeeds very well over chalk.

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