Fagus dawyck purple

English Beech


  • Red foliage emerges in the spring and the colour turns more purple throughout the season.
  • Upright form.
  • Needs to be in full sun to produce the brightest colour.


  • Particularly outstanding when surrounded with yellow to light green coloured plants.
  • Outstanding feature tree for both form and colour.
  • Great where space is limited.
  • Medium sized gardens to parks and street trees.

Growing Conditions

  • Moderately wind and coastal hardy.
  • Frost hardy.
  • Prefers full sun.
  • Dry to very moist soil conditions.


Height Width
5 year old tree 3.0m 1.0m
10 year old tree 5.0m 1.5m
Country of Origin:   United Kingdom

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