Fagus grandiflora – American Beech

American Beech (1)
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American Beech (2)
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  • American Beech (1)
  • American Beech (2)

Native to the eastern U.S., and very long-lived in the landscape. Plants can easily be over 100 years old. Ultimately the tree can be wider than it is tall with fantastic twisting branches, some of which hug the ground. A specimen beech is something to marvel at.

Height: 50 ft
Spread: 40 ft
Shape: Oval
Flower: Inconspicuous
Foliage: Glossy, Green
Fall Color: Bronze
Species: Fagus - Beech
Hardiness Zone: 5