Fagus sylvatica purpurea ‘Sämling’ – seedling of the Copperbeech
Habit: Large tree, 25-30 m tall and wide; arching to horizontally extended branches; twigs hanging to the ground when free-standing; moderate to fast-growing, 40-50 cm a year.
Leaves: Dark red shoots, later turning green, red-brown in autumn.
Other: See F. sylvatica.
Note: Tolerates cutting, good as a hedge plant.