purple beech

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Noun1.purple beech - variety of European beech with shining purple or copper-colored leaves
Fagus, genus Fagus - beeches
beech, beech tree - any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions
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The few existing trees--a windmill palm to the right of the front entry, and a purple beech and Himalayan birches (Betula jacquemontii) on opposite ends of the property--did little to cool the space.
A I love the purple beech which looks spectacular as a hedge or a tree with shining coppery leaves that stay on over the winter.
Weeping purple beech, flowering cherry, columnar spruce, dogwood, dwarf plum, galaxy magnolia, globe maple, goldenchain tree, halesia, hinoki cypress, Japanese maple, Japanese snowball, lilac, photinia, redbud, rhododendron, royal galaxy magnolia, purple smoke tree, snowball bush, stewartia, weeping hornbeam, weeping spruce.
Outside are mature gardens with specimen trees and hedging in purple beech.
And yesterday , after a week of working outdoors, the finished pole, made from a purple beech trunk, was hoisted into place.