name botanical:Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'
family:Beech family (Fagaceae)
height:up to 20 m (22 ft)
The ovoid leaves are dark red and leaf margin slightly toothed.
The flower is inconspicuous.
bark:The Bark ist gray and smooth.
root:Heart-rooting with shallow and widespread roots. Roots are sensitive to soil compaction.
location:Sun to shade
soil:permeable soils rich in nutrients
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
Parks, large gardens