Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' #2 at Cathays Cemetery

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Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple'
mid May 2021

Grid reference ST 18099 78627
Common name Beech 'Dawyck Purple'
Alternative name Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Fastigiata'
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
Status Wales Champion 2021
Map section Q
Planted by Malcolm Frazer c.1995
Height 14M May 2021
Girth 160cm @ 0.1M July 2021
Reference 696

This tree is south west of the chapels.

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' bark1

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' bark
mid May 2021

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' bark2

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' bark
mid May 2021

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' leaf1

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' leaves
mid May 2021

General tree description

Fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck Purple' is a cultivar of the Common beech, Fagus sylvatica with the columnar shape of the Dawyck beech and deep purple foliage.