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 whole cemetery will have a boundary hedge comprising for either common and purple beech or a mixture of native hedging plants.
Unfussy about growing conditions, both green and purple beech varieties thrive wherever you pop them and if you trim annually in August, will retain dry leaves throughout winter to create an attractive year-round screen.
Unfussy about growing conditions, both green and purple beech varieties thrive wherever you pop them, and, if you trim annually in August, will retain dry leaves throughout winter to create an attractive year-round screen.
(perimeter 14-16) fagus sylvatica - purple beech `purple fountain - 4 pieces (perimeter 12-14) carpinus betulus - hornbeam frans fontaine - 30 pieces (perimeter 12-14) tilia cordata - small-leaved lime greenspire - 4 pieces (perimeter 14-16) with stabilization of supports in the amount of 153 pcs.
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.