PlantsFagus→Weeping European Beech (Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain')

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Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Dehiscent
Other: Edible to people
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Uses: Suitable for forage
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Provide darkness
Depth to plant seed: 1 cm
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Seeds are short viable, best to sow direct after ripening
Pollinators: Wind

Spring leaf colour

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Location: in the parc Fenestre de la Bourboule (Puy-de-Dome, France). Date: 2014-09-12Photo courtesy of: Tangopaso
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Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
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