Purple Fountain Beech

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Fagus sylvatica cv. Purple Fountain
Common Name: Purple Fountain Beech
Type: Deciduous Tree
Garden: Iris Meadow
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7
Bloom Time: April to May
Light Requirements: Full sun, Filtered shade
Soil Conditions: Requires good drainage, Average well-drained soil, Requires constant moisture
Flower Color: Green, Yellow
Special Characteristics:
  • Not urban tolerant
Potential Pests: Aphids, Japanese Beetle, Caterpillars
Serious Pests: None Serious
Potential Diseases: Beech Scale, Canker, Powdery Mildew
Serious Diseases: Beech Bark Disease