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American Beech

Botanical Name
Fagus grandifolia
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
9
Height
50 to 70 feet
Width
50 to 70 feet
Flowers
April or May: monoecious (seperate male and female flowers on same tree), not ornamentally important
Fruit
Three-winged nut
Fall Color
Golden bronze
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, slightly acidic
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap in spring
  • Will not tolerate wet or compacted soil
Problems
None serious if sited correctly

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