Plant Catalog - FAGUS SYLVATICA RIVERSII
FAGUS SYLVATICA RIVERSII
Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'
River's Purple European Beech, Copper Beech
A deciduous tree with an upright trunk, a spreading crown, and smooth, gray bark. Dark purple to burgundy-green leaves are glossy, oval and have wavy margins. Foliage turns copper-brown in fall.
USDA zones: 4 - 7
Sunset zones: A2; 2b - 9, 14 - 21
Mature size: 50 - 60 feet high and 35 - 45 feet wide
Light needs: full sun, light shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water