Fagus sylvatica 'Purple Fountain'
Purple Fountain European Beech
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous tree, narrowly upright forming a central leader, may reach 25 ft (7.5 m) × 15 ft (4.5 m), branches hang down, leaves moderately dark purple at first, color fades in summer.
- A seedling of ‘Purple Pendula’ raised in Holland; in North American commerce since about 1983.
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden
- Oregon State Univ. campus: west side (front) of OSU Beaver Store and Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez on 26th St.