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Copper Beech tree.


Copper Beech tree. (Fagus sylvatica f. purpurea)

This may now be about 20 years old. I can't be sure, as we inherited it. It's growing in the top lawn.



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It's hard to tell but are the leaves deep purple?

16 Sep, 2008

 

Yes. Sorry for the poor lighting - I was 'ambling' in the garden just before sunset!

16 Sep, 2008

amy
Amy
 

We have a copper beech which we put in 14yrs ago Spritzhenry and it,s a lot bigger than that , wider as well ,maybe yours isn,t as old as you think ! we have even taken the top out because it was much to large for the position it was in .!

16 Sep, 2008

 

That's possible, Amy. Truth to tell, I don't know how old it is! At least this one has room where it is... :-)

16 Sep, 2008

amy
Amy
 

Yes , thats a good point , ours is deffinately in the wrong place because it is getting very big . I,m not sure what the root system is like on them , i,m hoping it won,t undermine an old building in the garden which is growing beside !!

17 Sep, 2008



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