Purple or Copper Beech Hedge
Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'

Purple or Copper Beech is a stunning deciduous hedge that has dark green to purple foliage with wavy edges, that turns copper in the autumn and is retained throughout the winter months.

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Inc. VAT
Bare Root 40-60cm
5 to 7 per metre
Per plant
Bare Root 60-90cm
5 to 7 per metre
Per plant
Bare Root 90-120cm
4 to 6 per metre
Per plant
Bare Root 120-150cm
4 to 6 per metre
Per plant
Bare Root 150-175cm
3 to 5 per metre
Per plant

Purple Beech hedge plants, also known as Copper Beech, is a popular deciduous hedging species as it has wonderful purple to dark green, wavy foliage that turn stunning shades of coppery orange in the autumn.  Because it retains its leaves throughout the winter months Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea' hedging is a perfect choice for screening.  Purple Beech prefers dry sandy soil and is fantastic as a single species hedge or in a species rich, mixed native hedge.

Suitable for hedge trimming and should be done twice a year. First in late May/early June and again in late September/early October.

Delivery & Returns Information

We offer FREE delivery on all orders when you reach our minimum order threshold. The threshold depends on the size and type of plants you are ordering. Smaller plants are shipped via APC in easy to carry cardboard boxes where larger Root Balled hedging dispatched on a Pallet.

Packaging method Minimum order for FREE delivery Delivery charge - including VAT
Small Box - Bare Root and Small Pot Grown Hedging £50.00 £10.00
Large Box - Large Bare Root and Pot Grown Hedging £100.00 £16.00
Pallet - Root Balled and Large Pot Grown Hedging £250.00 £60.00
Trees - Specialist delivery £1200.00 £350.00

We deliver our plants to most of the UK mainland.
Areas such as the Scottish Highlands (Postcodes AB, IV, KY, KA, KW, PA, PH, HS, ZE) and UK Islands (PO30 to PO41, IM) can be subject to a surcharge if the total order amount is below £300.00. If you live outside of the UK mainland please call us before placing your order, we'll then provide you with a quote for delivery on 01206 804732 or email info@hedgingplantsdirect.co.uk.

We aim to dispatch most plants with in 7 days. During busy times it can take up to 14 days to dispatch your order.In times of bad weather please allow 14 days, as most plants will be lifted to order. Once you have ordered you will receive a delivery date conformation email so you can plan to plant your new arrivals.

During April to October any orders taken for Bare Root and Root Balled plants will be taken as a Pre Order. This entitles you a complete no hassle refund or order change. We take payment to secure stock and dispatch your order as soon as the weather lets us. This is normally 1st week of November. You will receive an email with your delivery date prior to the delivery.

You may return any plants and accessories if your not happy with in 7 days of receiving your order. Contact must be made with in 3 days of delivery in order to book a return. This allows us to instruct you on how to look after your plants before sending them back to us.

Please remember the plants are your responsibility until we receive them. The correct packaging must be used in order for the plants to survive the journey back to our nursery. If the plants are not received in a resalable condition we reserve the right to part refund the order.

We can not be held responsible for return delivery costs.

If you have any questions about our delivery services please call us for advice on 01206 804732 or email info@hedgingplantsdirect.co.uk


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