The American Beech Tree grows well in USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9. It typically thrives in Full to Partial Sun and can grow 18-24 in. per year. Once full grown they can reach a height of 50-70 ft and a spread of 35-50 ft. The American Beech Tree does best in Moist, Well-Drained Rich, Acidic soil. In fall expect to see the leaves transition to a beautiful hue of Bronze. With proper conditions they will produce Nuts that are edible to humans. Pet sensitivites are always specifc to size and breed so please check with a vet before allowing your pet to consume any part of a plant. However, general studies do show that these are not pet safe. Be ready to see a variety of wildlife drawn to the American Beech Tree as they can attract Birds, Chipmunks, and Squirrels. When receiving your plant they will ship to you between 12-24 in. in height. We unfortuately can not send these to the following states: AK, CA, HI. We apologize! We only ship to the Continental U.S. and some states and the USDA have restrictions on specific plants. Please refer to the above section for a breakdown of the plant details and information. Happy Planting!