Rivers Purple Beech

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Quick Overview

Rivers Purple Beech is an extremely unique specimen tree that will surely turn heads. This tree is the most popular of the purple leaf beeches, and this variety keeps its deep purple color all season. The smooth gray bark adds a beautiful texture to the landscape. Truly there is no finer specimen tree; so beautiful that it overwhelms one at first glance.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Rivers Purple Beech is an extremely unique specimen tree that will surely turn heads. This tree is the most popular of the purple leaf beeches, and this variety keeps its deep purple color all season. The smooth gray bark adds a beautiful texture to the landscape. Truly there is no finer specimen tree; so beautiful that it overwhelms one at first glance. 

Where to put it:

Rivers Purple Beech is great for anywhere in the yard where you need a splash of color and a unique specimen tree. This tree should be placed where its unique beauty can best be admired. This variety gets as large as a shade tree and should be planted at least 15ft away from any buildings. 

What it needs:

Beech trees are durable in most any landscape situations.Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the tree’s root system is well established.

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'
Hardiness Zone 5
Tree Type Ornamental & Flowering
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 40'
Mature Spread 25-30'
Shape Oval
Foliage Color Purple
Fall Color Purple
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit None
Landscape Uses Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Tolerance Adaptable
Standout Feature Unique dark purple to purple-bronze foliage