Copper Beech (Fagus Sylvatica Purpurea)
Copper Beech Hedging is an alternative to Green Beech with a copper (purple) coloured leaf. It is a deciduous hedge plant, the leaves turn brown in autumn, but are retained for winter months. This enhances its winter appearance and makes copper beech hedge suitable as a year round hedge screen.
Planting Copper Beech Hedging
Copper Beech hedges should be planted 3 to the yard for a single row and 4 to the yard for a double row. The hedge can be planted in most soil types as it is very hardy.
How tall & fast will Copper Beech Hedging grow?
Copper Beech hedge grows relatively fast 9-12 inches per year.
Maintenance of Copper Beech Hedges?
Copper Beech Hedge plants can form dense hedges that are easily maintained and only need pruning once annually in early February.
Our copper beech hedging are bare root and lifted to order, they are bagged to keep fresh and ready for replanting.