copper beech


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copper beech

n
(Plants) a cultivated variety of European beech that has dark purple leaves

cop′per beech′


n.
a variety of the European beech, Fagus sylvatica atropunicea, having purplish or copper-red leaves.
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Noun1.copper 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
Translations

copper beech

nfaggio rosso
References in classic literature ?
Tea was ready in the shade of a promising copper beech, and I could see groups on the lawn of young men and maidens appropriately clothed, playing lawn tennis in the sunshine.
My good lady is sitting there under the copper beech.
We had been romping with the little creatures, almost as merry and wild as themselves, and now paused in the shade of the tall copper beech, to recover breath and rectify our hair, disordered by the rough play and the frolicsome breeze, while they toddled together along the broad, sunny walk; my Arthur supporting the feebler steps of her little Helen, and sagaciously pointing out to her the brightest beauties of the border as they passed, with semi-articulate prattle, that did as well for her as any other mode of discourse.
Rhododendron and azalea buds are easing as in the distance tall spires of horse chestnut flowers are joined by the rich reddish tones of the fresh leaf of copper beech.
In the coming years newly planted copper beech trees will grow to create a green roof and nine sculptures will be erected to remind the city of the district's historic personalities while offering places to sit and rest.
cluded planting the unique copper NOSTALGIA makes makes debut, on in 1992 Sport In 1907 Charles William Chipchase Henderson or 'CWC' as he was more af-affectionately known bought the racecourse land and made further improvements, which included planting the unique copper beech hedge wings which still remain today, making the obstacles rather special.
Robert Monkman, sales and marketing director for CALA Homes Midlands, said: "We've already had lots of interest in the properties since we launched our other development, Copper Beech Close, in Dorridge, last month and we don't expect these homes to be available for long.
The 46-year-old, a supervisor at the The Co-operative food store in Copper Beech Road, Nuneaton, fended off competition from the rest of the 1,000-strong workforce to win the title in the Society's annual OSCAS ceremony, which recognises Outstanding Service to Customers And Staff.
They call it the Copper Beech Institute, which they named after three stately trees that the Passionist priests planted on their grounds decades ago.
Copper Beech cabins are a great family choice - they have two bedrooms, open-plan living areas and wifi.
The wood includes magnificent holme oak and copper beech which could have been planted in the 19th century.