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Fagus sylvatica

European Beech
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
Exposure: Sun
Plant Category: Shade & Flowering Trees
Height: Minimum 60 feet , Maximum 80 feet
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The classic, statuesque beech of Gothic novels. Somewhat spreading or columnar, growing 60-80' tall. Known for its fall color, F. sylvatica turns a coppery yellow and orange each year. Not only a fabulous specimen shade tree but also excellent for hedging. The bark is gray and smooth, developing an elephant hide appearance with age. Withstands a variety of soil conditions as long as it is well drained but prefers slightly acidic soil. Plant purple leaved varieties in full sun and the yellow-leaved varieties in partial shade. Does not do well with extreme heat.
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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:29 PM

The English Beech ; its varieties should be at the top of everyone's list of desirable large shade trees (Wyman); densely pyramidal to 90' with glossy dark-green leaves, a rich golden-copper in autumn. Sun-PSh/Med

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CopenHaven Farms Nursery Gaston, OR Email now 503-985-7161 Seedling: 4
Drakes Crossing Nursery Silverton, OR Email now 503-873-4932 Bare Root: X Seedling: 4
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  • Heritage Seedlings & Liners Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9835 Bare Root: 4 Container: 4 Liner: 4 Seedling: 4
    Martel's Nursery Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-585-9283 Seedling: 3
    Robinson Nursery Inc. McMinnville, OR Email now 877-855-8733 Container: X
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  • Urban Forest Nursery Inc. Mount Vernon, WA Email now 360-428-5810 Other: X
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  • Willamette Nurseries Inc. Canby, OR Email now 503-263-6405 Container: X Seedling: X
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  • Willamette Tree Wholesale Inc. Salem, OR Email now 503-390-2512 BB: X Container: X