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Beech, American

Fagus grandifolia

Majestic. Durable. With smooth, grey bark and beautiful, bronze fall color, the American Beech grows up to 80' tall and 50' wide.

The obvious use is as a specimen; however, utilizing it in groupings with other conifer evergreens is very attractive as well. While not unreasonably demanding, American Beech is not a tree for either extremely dry or heavy clay soils. Drainage is important. Soil compaction will kill the American Beech.

Table of tree prices
Tree Container SizeStem CaliperPlant HeightPrice
#15 1.25-1.75"5-6'$159