Fern Leaved Beech Tree

Fern Leaved Beech Tree

Fern Leaved Beech Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Fagus sylvatica
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow to moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist, well drained soil; dislikes compact soil and poor drainage
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Densely pyramidal; maintains low branches
Height:   60 to 80'
Weight:   35 to 45
Leaf:   2 to 4" alternate, simple, deeply cut leaves; golden brown fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Beech nuts
Comments:    Smooth light gray bark; cast dense shade; easy to transplant; shallow roots
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --