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American Beech | Shade Tree

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Original price $34.95 - Original price $49.95
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$34.95 - $49.95
Current price $34.95

Add this impressively beautiful canopy with bronze-colored foliage during Fall.


American Beech is one of the most loved tree because of its broad canopy that acts an impressive shade during Summer. It has a glossy, dark green foliage that turns bronze-colored during Fall until mid-Winter. It has a very smooth, light gray bark and yields edible beechnuts. Beechnuts is one of the most significant food for wildlife, such as raccoons, bears, squirrels, birds and other mammals. It can tolerate shade and can last for a very long time. It grows best with moist and well-drained soils. It can also tolerate many kinds of pests and diseases. Its maximum height can reach up to 70 feet high and spreads up to 40 feet wide. It loves full sun so make sure to plant it on a spots where it can get at least 6 hours of sunlight. This amazing tree only needs an average amount of water, just about an inch every week.

  • Impressive Broad Canopy
  • Bronze-Colored Foliage in Fall
  • Loves Full Sun and Tolerates Shade

Growing Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9

Plant Care

View Full Planting and Care Instructions
Full Sun/Partial Shade
Moist, Well-Drained
Water During Dry Season
Mature Height:
Mature Width:
Growth Rate:
6-9 in./year
Botanical Name:
Fagus Grandifolia
Full Sun, 6 Hours Per Day