The leaves of the Copper beech are ovate. The color of the leaves can vary from dark red to red-green. In the sprouting leaves are dark red. The leaf margin is slightly serrated.
Inconspicuous bright red flower that appears with the leaf shoots.
Spiky fruit capsule with two beechnuts. The beechnuts are slightly toxic.
The branches are gray-brown, bent back and forth and elastic. The light brown buds are long, narrow, pointed and protruding.
parks, large gardens