Tricolor Beech
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The nutlets from Tricolor Beech trees (Fagus sylvatica 'Roseomarginata') are edible, and these trees can live to be over 120 years old!

Up to 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Flowers and fruit are ornamentally insignificant. Leaves emerge as a purple color with pink margins in mid-spring, shift to a bronze color with pink-white margins in the summer, and eventually fade to bronze-gold in the autumn. Bark is smooth, silver, and adds winter interest.
Pests & Diseases
Woolly aphid
Landscape Use
Great as a shade tree, specimen, accent, or hedge.
Care Practices
Plant in moist, well-drained soil in an area with full sun to part shade. This cold hardy tree tolerates a variety of soils and moderate levels of pollution, but does not perform well in extreme heat or drought. Water regularly, but do not allow standing water. Prune in late winter.
Native Range