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Blue Beech

The attributes of this slow growing native tree have given rise to many common names. The wood is very hard and heavy (Ironwood) and the handsome blue-gray bark is fluted with long sinewy ridges (Musclewood) that is particularly interesting during the winter. 2006 Plants of Merit®.

Plant Features:

  • Height: 20 - 30'
  • Spread: 30 - 30'
  • Shape: Spreading, irregular
  • Foliage: Green
  • Fall Foliage: Orange to red
  • Zone: 3 - 9
Plant information and imagery used by permission from Bailey Nurseries.
Plant Features are recommendations for optimal performance. Availability subject to change.

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