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Fagus sylvatica

'Dawyck Purple'


Dawyck Purple Beech




Family
Fagaceae
Genus
Fagus
Species
sylvatica
Cultivar
'Dawyck Purple'
Category
Woody
Type
Tree (deciduous)
Pronunciation
USDA Hardiness Zone
6b - 7a
Canadian Hardiness Zone
6
RHS Hardiness Zone
H6
Temperature (°C)
-21 - (-15)
Temperature (°F)
-5 - 5
Height
12 m
Spread
4 - 8 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
May
General Description
Fastigiate, medium-sized deciduous tree.
Landscape
Hedging and architectural.
Cultivation
Best grown in full sun in well-drained soil.
Growth
Slow
ID Characteristic
Ovate leaves and bristly fruits.
Pests
Coral spot.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Notable Specimens
Whistling Gardens, Wilsonville, Ontario, Canada. RHS Garden Rosemoor, North Devon, England.
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