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List of all trees in German

List of all Trees in German with English translation.

Trees in Germany
Trees in Germany

Why is it important to know the important to know the names and the list of all trees in German? In Germany, the one thing that you will notice everywhere is that it is very green. You will be surrounded by thousands and thousands of trees. Whether you are in Munich or in Berlin, in a city or a village, a street or in the country side, you will see many trees plants and shrubs.

Germans love nature and will do anything to protect their forests and animals. Germans spend weeks every year hiking through the forests and the evergreen. So it is important to know the list of all trees in German.

How many trees are there in Germany?

As per the latest estimate, roughly 33% of Germany’s land area is forest area which equals 11.4 million hectares. However this is just forest area and does not include trees inside the cities or the villages. It also does not include the trees on the side of the roads. The count of trees in Germany is over 90 billion trees.

What are the common types of trees in Germany?

The most common types of trees in Germany are spruce, pine, beech and oak. These type of tree species have the highest count in Germany since they are most common in all the forests.


List of all Trees in German

List of all trees in German
List of all trees in German

When you are wandering through the forest or “Wald” you will see many varieties of trees. How do you call them? Below you can find the list of all trees in German and with English translation.  The tables below are divided into masculine, feminine and neuter words. This will help you with remembering the genders.


ENGLISH GERMAN English Sentence German Sentence 
spruce die Fichte The spruce tree is 3 years old. Die Fichte ist 3 Jahre alt.
hazel-nut tree die Hasel The hazel nut tree has many hazel nuts. Der Haselnussbaum hat viele Haselnüsse.
coconut tree die Kokospalme The coconut tree is 50 meters tall. Die Kokospalme ist 50 Meter hoch.
cork oak die Korkeiche The corn oak wood is used for making tables and chairs. Das Holz der Mais-Eiche wird zur Herstellung von Tischen und Stühlen verwendet.
almond tree der Mandelbaum Did you see any almond trees in california? Hast du Mandelbäume in Kalifornien gesehen?
olive tree der Olivenbaum Olive trees are very common in Spain. Olivenbäume sind in Spanien sehr verbreitet.
peach tree der Pfirsichbaum She likes peaches so she planted a peach tree. Sie mag Pfirsiche, also hat sie einen Pfirsichbaum gepflanzt.
maple der Ahorn There are many maple trees in Canada. In Kanada gibt es viele Ahornbäume.
the apricot tree der Aprikosenbaum The apricot tree is 10 years old. Der Aprikosenbaum ist 10 Jahre alt.
the tree der Baum Please do not cut trees. Bitte keine Bäume fällen.
the fruit tree der Obstbaum My farm has many fruit trees Mein Hof hat viele Obstbäume
the orange tree der Orangenbaum The orange tree has many oranges. Der Orangenbaum hat viele Orangen.
the elm Ulme The elm tree is very large. Die Ulme ist sehr groß.
the fern der Farn This fern tree is 1000 years old. Dieser Farnbaum ist 1000 Jahre alt.
the birch tree die Birke There is a birch tree in my garden. In meinem Garten steht eine Birke.
the cherry tree der Kirschbaum We had a cherry tree in our garden Wir hatten einen Kirschbaum in unserem Garten
the cactus der Kaktus The cactus plant does not need water. Die Kaktuspflanze braucht kein Wasser.
the lemon tree der Zitronenbaum A lemon tree has many thorns. Ein Zitronenbaum hat viele Dornen.
the oak die Eiche The oak tree is very sturdy. Die Eiche ist sehr robust.
the fig tree der Feigenbaum Are there figs in the fig tree? Gibt es Feigen im Feigenbaum?
the palm tree die Palme The palm tree grows in Saudia Arabia. Die Palme wächst in Saudi-Arabien.
the pear tree der Birnbaum The pear tree is very green Der Birnbaum ist sehr grün
the apple tree der Apfelbaum Apple trees are common in Europe. Apfelbäume sind in Europa weit verbreitet.
the poplar die Pappel The poplar tree is young. Die Pappel ist jung.
the rose bush der Rosenbusch The rose bushes are thorny. Die Rosenbüsche sind dornig.
the fir tree der Tannenbaum The fir tree has many leaves. Die Tanne hat viele Blätter.
the weeping willow die Trauerweide He has three weeping willow trees in his garden. Er hat drei Trauerweidenbäume in seinem Garten.
the lime tree die Linde The lime tree has a strong smell. Die Linde hat einen starken Geruch.
the chestnut tree der Kastanienbaum There is an owl in the chestnut tree . Es gibt eine Eule im Kastanienbaum.
the beech die Buche The beech tree grows only in Asia. Die Buche wächst nur in Asien.


Parts of a plant in German

Now that you know the list of all trees in German, you need to know the different parts of a plant in German. You may have to descibe about a flower that you like, a root that you ate or a bud that blossomed in your garden.

Parts of a plant in German
Parts of a plant in German
ENGLISH GERMAN English Sentence German Sentence 
branch ast, Die Äste des Baumes We need to burn the branches of the tree. Wir müssen die Äste des Baumes verbrennen.
trunk der Baumstamm / die Baumstämme The carpenter made a table with the tree trunk. Der Zimmermann machte aus dem Baumstamm einen Tisch.
leaf das Blatt / die Blätter The tea leaves must be dried. Die Teeblätter müssen getrocknet werden.
fruit die Frucht / die Frucht Fruits are tasty. Früchte sind lecker
root die Wurzel / die Wurzeln The potato is a root Die Kartoffel ist eine Wurzel
the bark die Rinde The cow ate the tree bark. Die Kuh hat die Baumrinde gefressen.
the seed Der Samen The seeds are small but the tree is large. Die Samen sind klein, aber der Baum ist groß.
the bush Der Busch There is a small bush near my house. In der Nähe meines Hauses steht ein kleiner Busch.
the thorn der Dorn Cactus have thorns. Kakteen haben Dornen.
the stem of the flower der Blütenstiel The stem of the flower is very strong. Der Blütenstiel ist sehr stark.
the bud die Knospe The bud of a rose is red in color. Die Knospe einer Rose ist rot gefärbt.
the plant Die Anlage The plant has 2 leaves and one flower. Die Pflanze hat 2 Blätter und eine Blüte.


Hope you had fun learning about the different trees and plants in German.

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