Fagus sylvatica f. purpurea
- Height: 40mSpread: 8m
- Attractive to wildlife
- Autumn colour
Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
East facing, south facing, west facing
Acidic / Chalky / Alkaline / Clay / Heavy / Moist / Well Drained / Light / Sandy
Fagus and wildlife
Fagus is known for attracting beneficial insects and birds. It is a caterpillar food plant, provides shelter and habitat, has seeds for birds and makes a good wildlife hedge.
Is Fagus poisonous?
Fagus has no toxic effects reported.