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Copper Beech

Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea' [Fagus sylvat-ica at-ropu-nicea]


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Fagus sylvatica Atropunicea is a beautiful variant commonly known as Copper Beech, with deep purple-bronze foliage, making it a more dramatic alternative to the traditional beech.

Wildlife attraction

Plant Colours


Growing & Care

Cooper Beech also prefers a well-drained soil as well as a fertile, calcified or slightly acidic ground. This variety is not afraid to be positioned in full sun.

Common Uses

Due to its distinctive leaf colour, the copper beech is grown as an ornamental tree as well as a hedging plant. It provides a year-round dense screen and provides the perfect habitats for many birds and insects.

Maximum Height


Did you Know?

In France, the edible nuts are still roasted and used as a coffee substitute.