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Fagus orientalis


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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Oval dark green leaves turn yellow-brown in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Woodland gardens Specimen tree Shade tree

Zones: 6?8

Description: Found naturally in southwestern Asia, the Balkans and the Caucasus, growing in sheltered locations, this is a deciduous fast-growing tree to 100 ft (30 m) but much smaller in cultivation. Its trunk is furrowed and smooth with dark gray bark and numerous n

Growth Habit: Spreading with dense canopy

Comments: Attractive bark, buds and new growth

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