50 French Tree Names & Words & Video 🌳

Author: Camille Chevalier-Karfis

French tree names list and French flowering tree vocabulary with English translations.

10 French Tree Names

Thank you to French immersion teachers Eliane and Suzanne for submitting these lists.

  1. Un charme = a hornbeam
  2. Un hêtre = a beech
  3. Un châtaignier = a chestnut tree
  4. Une châtaigne = a chestnut
  5. Un marronnier = a horse chestnut
  6. Un marron = a chestnut brown
  7. Un pin = a pine
  8. Un érable = a maple
  9. Un chêne = an oak
  10. Un bouleau = a birch

9 French Tree Words

  1. Un gland = an acorn
  2. La cime de l’arbre = the top of the tree
  3. Une branche = a branch
  4. Un tronc = a trunk
  5. Un feuillage = a foliage
  6. Une feuille = a leaf
  7. Un bourgeon = a bud
  8. Une écorce = a shell
  9. Un champignon = a mushroom

21 French Flowering Tree Names

  1. Le mimosa – mimosa
  2. Le Pêcher – peach tree
  3. L’abricotier – apricot tree
  4. Le poirier – pear tree
  5. Le prunier – plum tree
  6. Le pommier – apple tree
  7. L’arbre à soie – silk tree
  8. Le sorbier – mountain ash tree
  9. Le sumac – sumac
  10. Le laurier – laurel
  11. Le tamaris – salt cedar
  12. Le cognacier du japon – Japanese quince
  13. Le lilac – lilac
  14. Le lilac de Californie – California lilac
  15. Le prunus – plum tree
  16. L’ajonc – gorse
  17. Le sureau – elder
  18. Le magnolia – magnolia
  19. Les camélia – camelia
  20. L’aubépine – hawthorn
  21. Le prunellier – blackthorn

French Tree Practice Video

Now let’s practice this vocabulary with a video I made about the flowering trees in Brittany.

Would you like to help me make a better list? Please add your suggestion (French and English please) to the comment section below. Merci!

Author: Camille Chevalier-Karfis

Camille Chevalier-Karfis

Born and raised in Paris, I have been teaching today's French to adults for 23+ years in the US and France. Based on my students' goals and needs, I've created unique downloadable French audiobooks focussing on French like it's spoken today, for all levels. Most of my audiobooks are recorded at several speeds to help you conquer the modern French language. Good luck with your studies and remember, repetition is the key!

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