Purple Beech Hedge - Fagus sylvatica Purpurea

Purple Beech hedging is a native plant with excellent foliage of purple leaves, turning rich copper in autumn. Purple Beech holds its autumn leaves right through the autumn and winter. This gives you the seasonal interest of a deciduous tree with the privacy of an evergreen

Its best to plant Bare Root hedging in a double staggered row, and Pot Grown / Rootballed hedging in a single row.

Plant Spacing:
Bare Root. When planting smaller (60cm and below) plants you will need 6 plants per metre, and for the medium size (60cm and above) you will need 5 per metre, and for the larger size (90cm and above) plants you will need 4.5 per meter. 

Pot Grown / Root Balled. When planting smaller (80cm and below) plants you will need 5 plants per metre, and for the medium size (80cm and above) you will need 4 per metre, and for the larger size (120cm and above) plants you will need 3 to 3.5 per meter. 

Purple Beech Hedge - Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
Purple Beech Hedge - Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
Purple Beech Hedge - Fagus sylvatica Purpurea
 
 

Key Facts
Likes sandy soil Likes dry soil Likes sun or shade Autumn colour Spring colour Annual growth 10cm to 20cm
Full hardy Deciduous Final height 8.0m Final spread 1.8m

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