Beech 'Riversii' Fagus sylvatica (Atropurpurea Group) 'Riversii'

beech 'Riversii'


'Riversii' is a large, broad-crowned deciduous tree. Leaves elliptic, rather large, deep purple. Flowers inconspicuous, fruits bristly

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      beech 'Riversii' purple beech

    • Common names

      Fagus sylvatica 'Rivers Purple', Fagus sylvatica 'Atropurpurea'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Higher than 12 metres

    • Spread

      wider than 8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    group 1

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance Architectural

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed or grafting

  • insectPests

    Aphids and beech bark scale may be a problem

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by coral spot and heart and root rot in mature trees