RIVERS PURPLE BEECH
Fagus sylvatica ‘Riversii’
Popular Variety of Beech with foliage that emerges red and turns to a deep purple and purple bronze color. It has smooth grey bark and an attractive broad oval form at maturity. Slow to moderate growth rate and is considered a valuable tree in the landscape.
Shape: Broadly oval
Foliage: Deep purple to purple-bronze
The most popular purple leafed beech. The smooth silver-gray bark of the trunk is beautiful in winter.