Best grown in deep, rich, moist but well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Intolerant of wet, poorly drained soils. Difficult to transplant and does not always grow well in urban settings. In the wild, beeches often form thickets or colonies by suckering from the shallow roots.


it occurs in rich woods of ravines, slopes and valleys only in the far southeastern corner of the state (Steyermark). It is a low-branched tree with its mature trunk ranging from 2-3 (less frequently 4) in diameter. Trunks have distinctive thin, smooth, gray bark.


Height 50-80 feet

Full sun to part shade

Fagus grandiflora - American Beech 2G

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