Fagus sylvatica, the European Beech or Common Beech, is a deciduous tree belonging to the beech family Fagaceae. Copper Beech or Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica Purpurea Group) - leaves purple, in many selections turning deep spinach green by mid-summer.
Tree Magick by Gillian Kemp The beautiful Beech tree, elephant-gray with light-brown buds in Winter, predicts a wonderful, budding phase for you. Because its copper-yellow leaves fall only when new leaves begin to sprout, the Beech advises that you make certain of your future rather than leave things to chance. You may need to push, like leaves pushing out from their buds in Springtime.