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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green wavy edged leaves turn orange-brown in autumn

Uses: Autumn color Woodland gardens Specimen tree Shade tree

Zones: 5?8

Description: From Europe and southern England, this deciduous tree to 100 ft (30 m) has long been valued for its timber and ornamental qualities. It has elegant strongly veined foliage (silky haired at first), a graceful habit and provides dense shade. Slender-conical

Growth Habit: Spreading with dense canopy

Comments: Attractive bark, buds and new growth; cultivars available

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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