Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii' – Riversii Purple Beech

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A striking addition to the landscape this massive ornamental tree is best known for the dark purple leaves in spring through mid-summer. Leaves change to a bronze color by late summer. A great park, shade or lawn tree that stands out particularly well against a green backdrop.

Height: 50 ft
Spread: 40 ft
Shape: Oval
Flower: Inconspicuous
Foliage: Purple
Fall Color: Bronze
Species: Fagus - Beech
Hardiness Zone: 5