American Beech – Places To Find One

Q: My wife and I love the golden leaves of American beech. We want to plant one in our yard. We have had no success finding the tree at any local nurseries.

A: Jim Rogers at Nearly Native Nursery in Brooks ( says they have American beech plus 800 other native plants for the Southeast. Trees Atlanta ( hosts an annual tree sale in October that features more than 200 native trees, shrubs and vines.