Elegant, deciduous tree
Fagus sylvatica purpuria- weeping purple beech
Pendulous weeping habit, smallish tree if clipped
Stunning deep purple foliage in spring, turning purplish green in summer then bronze/gold in autumn
Produce flowers in summer and fruits in autumn
Can grow to a height of 12m and spread of 8m in 20-50 years, but can be clipped to a suitable height for smaller spaces.
Grows in any well-drained soil
Prefers full sun or partial shade