Germany is a relatively large European country, and it still has some large forests. The trees that grow there are a variety of species, and the trees have been exported to many countries around the world. Find out which common trees find their origins in Germany.
- 1. Oak (quercus)
- 2. European Larch (larix decidua)
- 3. Beech (fagus grandifolia)
- 4. Norway Spruce (picea abies)
- 5. Scots Pine (pinus sylvestris)
- 6. Douglas Fir (pseudotsuga menziesii)
- 7. Elm (ulmus)
- 8. Maple (acer)
- 9. Apple (malus domestica)
- 10. Birch (betula)
- 11. Chestnut (castanea)
- 12. Hazel Tree (corylus)
- 13. London Plane Tree (platanus × acerifolia)
- 14. Weeping Willow (salix babylonica)
- 15. Cypress (cupressus)
Most of the trees in Germany you will probably have heard of. This is because trees from Germany have been transported all over the world as trees that grow well in a number of different climates.
The German people like to walk in the forest and go for nature walks. They also tend to plant trees themselves. If you walk in the forests or around trees in Germany, look out for these common trees – chances are you will come across one of them.
This is a list of the most common trees in Germany.
1. Oak (quercus)
Oak trees are trees that grow in both Germany and the United Kingdom. These trees can be found in both forests and streets there. The trees have an average height of 20 meters, and if you cut one down, it is possible to use it as building material for flooring or roofs.
2. European Larch (larix decidua)
This tree is the most common trees in Germany. It has an average height of 20 meters, and they grow well in deciduous forests. They do not like to be exposed to hot sunlight, preferring instead to be out of the sun and near water or under trees that will give them shade. These trees are also called Hackberry trees.
3. Beech (fagus grandifolia)
Beech trees are trees of German origin that can be found in temperate climate countries. This is because beech trees grow well in many different climates and places. They also tend to be able to withstand drought conditions, making them good trees for areas where water is scarce.
4. Norway Spruce (picea abies)
Norway Spruce trees are trees that grow well in cold areas, and they originate from Germany. The trees can grow up to 35 meters tall, and if you come across one then chances are there is a forest nearby.
5. Scots Pine (pinus sylvestris)
Scots Pine trees are trees that grow in Germany. They are trees that like to be in places where the temperatures reach between -40 degrees Celsius and 10 degrees Celsius, so they can be seen growing in far northern areas of the country. They also tend to grow well in mountainous regions.
6. Douglas Fir (pseudotsuga menziesii)
Douglas firs are trees that can be found growing in both Germany and the United Kingdom. They grow well in temperate climates, and they tend to do better than other trees in areas where there is not much water. These trees also find it easier to survive if located near rivers or other bodies of water because they can get all the water they need from this.
7. Elm (ulmus)
Elm trees are trees that can be found growing in many different places in Europe, The trees tend to grow well when they have plenty of water and a good supply of nutrients. They do not like it if the place is too hot or too cold because this will damage their leaves and bark.
8. Maple (acer)
Maple trees are trees that have been transported to many countries in the world, including Germany. These trees require a fair amount of water and a good supply of nutrients because this helps them during photosynthesis. The trees can grow up to 25 meters tall in favorable conditions, and they also tend to do better when they are near bodies of water.
9. Apple (malus domestica)
Apple trees are trees that have been exported to Germany from the United States of America. The trees are best known for being used as fruits, but they are also good timber trees because there is a high demand for them.
10. Birch (betula)
Birch trees are trees that have been exported from a number of different countries in the world, including Germany. These trees like to be in moist but well-drained areas, and they tend to grow better when they can get plenty of sun.
11. Chestnut (castanea)
Chestnuts trees are trees that originate from Germany and the United Kingdom, and they grow well in many different places thanks to their size. These trees like to be out of the sun or near trees that will provide some shade for them because chestnut trees tend to burn easily.
12. Hazel Tree (corylus)
Hazel trees are trees that grow in Germany, and they also do well when they can get plenty of water and sun. The trees tend to be deciduous trees, which means they lose their leaves during the winter months.
13. London Plane Tree (platanus × acerifolia)
These trees originate from Germany, and they are trees that have been planted all over the world. The trees can grow up to 18 meters tall, but they are usually found in cities because of their tolerance for air pollution.
14. Weeping Willow (salix babylonica)
Weeping willow trees are trees that originate from Germany, and they can be found in forests where the trees get plenty of water. The trees tend to grow quickly, but only when the weather is good for growing.
15. Cypress (cupressus)
Cypress trees can be found all over Europe and in Germany, and they thrive in temperate climates. The trees like moist conditions but can stand some dryness provided that the trees do get enough water.