Blue Beech

Blue Beech | Albrecht's Nursery Chippewa Falls,WI

  • Height: 20-30′
  • Spread: 30′
  • Shape: Spreading, irregular
  • Foliage: Green
  • Fall Foliage: Orange to red
  • Exposure: Part Sun
  • Zone: 3-9


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®.