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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves turn golden brown in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Woodland gardens Specimen tree Shade tree

Zones: 4?8

Description: Originating in Canada and eastern USA, this species is a deciduous straight-trunked tree to 80 ft (24 m). If grown in the open, it develops a spreading crown. Its foliage is slightly larger than the European Fagus sylvatica but it is generally simi

Growth Habit: Upright with spreading crown

Comments: Attractive bark, buds and new growth

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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