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Fagus crenata


Order: Fagales
   Family: Fagaceae
            Genus: Fagus
                        Specie: Fagus crenata

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Green leaves turn yellow in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Woodland gardens Specimen tree Shade tree Timber tree

Zones: 6?8

Description: From Japan, this is an important deciduous timber tree of temperate areas. Its bark is gray and the oval leaves, pale green on the underside, have wavy and furry margins when young. The veins beneath are similarly furry. Zones 6?8.

Growth Habit: Spreading with dense canopy

Comments: Attractive bark, buds and new growth

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