48. Fagus sylvatica purpurea

Copper beech is an attractive large tree growing up to 42 metres (140 feet) tall.This specimen is approximately 20-22 metres (65-75 feet) tall. These trees can live up to 300 years. The root system is shallow with large roots spreading out in all directions. Its wood is used for furniture making, flooring and staircases. The nuts are an important food source for birds and rodents.