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  • Fagus sylvatica purpurea Hedging Plants
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Fagus sylvatica purpurea Hedging Plants

Purple beech hedging

from From £4.99 (ex. VAT)
( £5.99 (ex. VAT) inc. VAT)
  • Common name: Purple beech
  • Season of interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Red foliage in the spring turns to deep purple/green in summer and then bronzed for autumn. Often used as a hedging plant Fagus sylvatica purpurea holds its brown winter foliage, sometimes until new leaves emerge, giving year round screening. Plant in full sun for the very best colour.

Other sizes of Purple Beech hedging and a full range of other hedging plants are available at our sister company www.hedgesdirect.co.uk so if these plants don’t exactly meet your requirements, please click here or give us a call for a quote.

AKA Purple beech, Copper beech, Fagus sylvatica purpurea hedging

Variety Root Type Height Now Price Qty Basket
Fagus sylvatica purpurea Hedging Plants Fagus sylvatica purpurea Hedging Plants
2L pot 40-60cm £4.99 (ex. VAT)
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Delivery Timescales

Most deliveries are made within a week of placing the order. Many are despatched within 24 hours of receiving the order, but please allow up to 10 working days to be on the safe side. There is a slightly longer timescale on pleached trees or trees over 2.5m in height (all trees called Standard, Premium Standard, Heavy Standard, Extra Heavy Standard, Mature Trees or Pleached) because we have to group orders together into geographic areas for a specialist haulage contractor to deliver and this takes a bit of scheduling.

Gift trees and other trees required for arrival on a specific date can be accommodated with pleasure and at no extra charge. Although we really don't like to give ourselves wriggle room (because we so rarely need it!), we do have to say that we accept no legal responsibility for late deliveries.

The vast majority of trees are sent on a 'no signature required' basis, so there's no need to be in to receive your order. You can give us instructions on where to leave your delivery either via the checkout or send us a separate email. For some mature or pleached trees we may contact you in advance if the delivery driver needs help getting the tree/trees off the vehicle.

All trees are packed very carefully by our experienced team and delivered using couriers who've been tried and tested over many years.

Our nursery is a busy despatch centre and therefore customers need to make an appointment to collect or view trees.  For collections, despatch charges will be refunded.

Delivery Costs

Smaller trees/bushes have a delivery charge of £7.95 plus vat (excluding Highlands and Islands). Medium trees of a height of 1.5-2 metres have a delivery charge of £9.95 plus vat (excluding Highlands and Islands). Orders for multiple trees have a single delivery cost of £12.95 plus vat (excluding Highlands and Islands).

Mature trees and pleached trees are more expensive to deliver. Cost varies by postcode and is calculated in the check out process. You can buy more than one tree for the same delivery cost, so if you are purchasing a good number of trees it works out to be economical.

Highlands and Islands charges start from £29.95 plus vat and are calculated in the check out process.

Northern Ireland, Channel Islands and Overseas Destinations

Our courier charges are not viable for just one or two trees, but if you have a larger requirement then please do speak to us and we'll see if we can find a solution.