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American Beech

(Fagus grandifolia)



Mature Size:  Large Shade Tree

USDA Hardiness Zone:  3-9  (View Hardiness Zone Map)

Root Pruned:  Yes

Outstanding Characteristics:  American Beech is a grand native tree, slow growing but reaching treemendous size.  Smooth light gray bark and, in dormancy, light brown persistent foliage will make this tree stand out in the landscape.  

Notes:  Prefers well drained soil.  Typically found in the south on ridges adjacent to bottomland.  Great roosting tree for turkeys!

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Tree Sizes


  • American Beech 15 gal
  • American Beech 2"
  • American Beech 2.5"
  • American Beech 3"