Adress :
Parc Tournay - Solvay Watermael-Boitsfort
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Identity

Latin name :
Fagus sylvatica f. purpurea
French name :
Hêtre pourpre
Dutch name :
Rode beuk
English name :
Copper beech, Purple European Beech
Family :
Fagaceae
Targeted height :
This species can grow up to 45 m
Expected Circumference:
800 cm
Expected longevity :
Can live for 350 years
Origin / Indigenous
Central and western Europe
Favorite soil :
Rich, well aerated, well drained
Favorite climate
Humid, with regular rain
Collection of the Belgian Federal State on permanent loan to the Meise Botanical Garden: Duhamel, Traité des arbres et arbustes, vol. 2, pl. 24, 1804

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