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Beech Trees

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Beech Tree Images

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Beech Tree Pictures

Pictures of Beech Trees: Beech Tree Forest

Beech Tree Forest

Pictures of Beech Trees: Beech Tree Bark with Blue Bell Flower

Beech Tree Bark and Bluebell

Beech Tree: Beech Tree Forest

Pictures of Beech Trees

Beech Bark: Beech Tree Bark with Blue Bell Flower

Beech Tree Stump

American Beech: Type of Beech Tree

Beech Tree Pictures: Mature American Beech Tree in the Forest

American Beech Canopy

Beech Tree Type: American Beech Tree Leaves Hi-lited By The Sun's Rays

Beech Tree Leaves

American Beech Species: Beech Tree Leaves & Branches

American Beech Leaves

American Beech Tree Pictures: New Beech Tree Leaf & Leaves

American Beech Leaf

European Beech: Type of Beech Tree

European Beech: Beech Tree, Leaves & Branches in Autumn

European Beech Tree Picture

European Beech: Autumn Beech Tree Leaf, Leaves

European Beech Tree Leaf

Beech Tree Trivia Facts

The smooth bark of the Beech Tree is a favorite spot for lovers to carve their initials.

Beech seeds are a great food source for a large variety of birds and mammals, including mice, squirrels, chipmunks, black bear, deer, foxes, and bluejays.

Beech Trees grow 15-40 metres high and are found in Europe, Asia and North America.

A massive Beech Hedge has reached ten storeys high (100' high (30 metres) and over 1500' long or 550 metres), at 200 years old this Beech Tree can be found in Meikleour, Perth area, UK

Common Beech is seen as a feminine tree, so elegant species have earned the name "Queen Beech".

Beech Wood is used to flavour and smoke herring. In the past, beech nuts were a source of food used to fatten pigs. Beech nuts, in France, are sometimes roasted as a coffee substitute. No Caffeine.

An American Beech, called the President's Tree of Tacoma Park, Maryland, unfortunately was blown down in a storm in 1997. This unique Beech tree, was carved in August 1865 had all the names of every US president from Washington to Lincoln.

Purple Beech: Type of Beech Tree

Pictures of Beech Trees: Purple Beech Tree Hedge in Spring with Leaves

Purple Beech Hedge

Beech Tree Pictures: Purple Beech Trees Autumn Colors

Purple Beech Tree

Beech Leaves:

Beech Tree

Purple Beech Leaves

Beech Tree Picture

American Beech Leaves

Beech Trees: Autumn American Beech; Leaf, Branches

American Beech

Beech Trees: Identify Winter American Beech Leaf in Snow

American Beech Leaf

Beech Trees: More Picture of Beeches

Beech Tree: Purple Beech Trees Autumn Leaves

Fall Beech Trees

Beech Trees: European Beech Tree Type, Fall Colors

European Beech Tree

Beech Trees: Purple Beech Tree Species, Weeping Type

Weeping Purple Beech

Beech Tree: Beech Trees in the Forest

Beech Tree Forest

Picture of Beech Tree

Beech Tree Picture

Beech Tree

Beech Wood & Bluebells

Beech Tree Picture

Common Beech Tree

Beech Tree Photo

Purple Beech Tree

Beech Tree Image

Beech Tree Fall Color

Beech Tree

Majestic Beech Tree

Beech Tree Leaves

Beech Tree Leaves

Beech Trees
Beech Tree Picture
Beech Tree Picture
Beech Tree
Picture of Beech Tree
Beech Tree

Beech Tree Picture

Beech Tree Leaves

Beech Leaves

Picture of Beech Tree: Beech Tree Trunk Bark

Beech Tree Bark

Pictures of Beech Trees: European Beech Tree Type; Bark, Branches, Leaves

Beech Leaves

Pictures of Beech Trees: European Beech Variety; Beech Tree Leaves

European Beech Leaves

Tree Beech
Pictures of Beech Trees: American Beech Tree Species

European Beech Tree

Pictures of Beech Trees: Purple Beech Tree Type

Purple Beech Tree

Beech Trees: Purple Beech Tree Species, Weeping Type

Weeping Purple Beech

Beech Tree
Nice Beech Tree

Beech Tree Scientific Name: Fagus

Beech Tree Types: Different Types of Beech Trees

  • American Beech Tree, Fagus grandiflora
  • Blue Beech Tree
  • Chinese Beech Tree
  • Crimean Beech Tree
  • European Beech Tree, Fagus Sylvatica
  • Japanese Beech Tree
  • Japanese Blue Beech Tree
  • Mexican Beech Tree
  • Oriental Beech Tree
  • Purple Beech Tree
  • Red Beech Tree
  • Shining Beech Tree
  • Silver Beech Tree
  • South Chinese Beech Tree
  • Tricolor Beech Tree
  • Weeping Beech Tree, Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'

Beech Tree: Facts and Information on Beech Trees

Here is some detailed information on beech trees.

Beech Tree (Fagus) is a genus of ten species of deciduous trees in the family Fagaceae, native to temperate Europe, Asia and North America.

The leaves of beech trees are entire or sparsely toothed, from 5 to 15 cm long and 4 to 10 cm broad. The flowers are small single-sex (monoecious), the female flowers borne in pairs, the male flowers wind-pollinating catkins, produced in spring shortly after the new leaves appear. The bark is smooth and light gray. The fruit is a small, sharply three–angled nut 10 to 15 mm long, borne singly or in pairs in soft-spined husks 1.5 to 2.5 cm long, known as cupules. The beech nuts are edible, though bitter (though not nearly as bitter as acorns) with a high tannin content, and are called beechmast.

Beech grows on a wide range of soil types, acid or basic, provided they are not waterlogged. The tree canopy casts dense shade, and carpets the ground with dense leaf litter, and the ground flora beneath may be sparse.

Beech wood is an excellent firewood, easily split and burning for many hours with bright but calm flames. Chips of beech wood are used in the brewing of Budweiser beer as a fining agent. Beech logs are burned to dry the malts used in some German smoked beers, giving the beers their typical flavor. Beech is also used to smoke some cheeses.

Some drums are made from beech, which has a tone generally considered to be between maple and birch, the two most popular drum woods.

Also, beech pulp is used as the basis for manufacturing a textile fibre known as Modal. The wood is also used to make the pigment known as bistre.

The beech most commonly grown as an ornamental tree is the European Beech (Fagus sylvatica), widely cultivated in North America as well as its native Europe.

Beech Tree Trivia

Beech trees produce nuts that provide food for a number of animals including birds, mice, chipmunks, black bears, deer, and foxes.

Tree Symbolism

The Beech tree symbolizes tolerance, patience, and lightness of spirit.

Beech Wood

Beech is an important and widely-used hardwood in Europe. European beech is a hard wood that is strong and pliable. A relatively low price alternative for construction.

Beech Tree Threat

Beech Bark disease is a new threat to Canadian beech trees. This disease is caused by the beech scale insect introduced from Europe, and the nectria fungus which is likely native to North America.

Beech Tree Comments

Purple Beech tree species retains some of its leaves in the Fall. In the Autumn one gets beautiful array of yellow and orange beech leaves.

Beech trees are a real favorite on late fall and winter forest walks. Small forest beech trees are the last trees to lose their leaves

American Beech trees have a unique grey bark that stands out and helps one to identify the American Beech species.

American Beech holds their fall leaves, especially near the ground, well into and through the Winter season. When one walks in the forest with snow on the ground, the American Beech tree is one of the last tree with yellow colored leaves as seen here american beech leaves.

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