The Copper Beech growing in this area is a medium-sized tree and is probably not
more than 40 years old.
The Copper Beech is one of a number of cultivars (cultivated variety) of the Common
Beech, the Weeping Beech is another. These plants, which are really mutants, were
selected for their ornamental value and were widely planted in the 18th and 19th
centuries, though they were known of in the late 15th century.

Tree trail. Stop 9: Copper Beech