name botanical:Fagus sylvatica 'Rotundifolia'
other name:Common Beech
family:beech family (Fagaceae)
height:up to 10 m (33 ft)
The leaves are dark green and leathery as in the European beech. The leaf shape is round to heart-shaped. The leaf margin is serrated and the leaf arrangement is alternate.
fall foliage:yellow to brown
blossom color:green - brown
Prickly pericarp with two seeds (beechnuts).
bark:The bark is silver-gray and smooth.
root:heart-rooting with flat widely branched roots.
location:sun to shade
soil:sandy - loamy to clayey
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
Beeches additional information
overview leaves | overview blossoms | overview fruit | overview trunk | overview winter | overview trees