Fagus sylvatica ‘Riversii’

Rivers Purple Beech

A large, pyramidal to rounded, formal tree. The leaves emerge in the spring a deep, translucent, purple and hold their color well into the summer. The fall color is bronze. Grow in full sun in a rich, moist, well-drained soil. Sometimes called Copper Beech. Use as an accent or specimen in the landscape. It may be sheared to form a large hedge.

  • Common Name: Rivers Purple Beech
  • Height: 50' tall
  • Spread: 40' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 4 - 8