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Beech tree Buche Buke Bog Bok Buk Hetre Faggio Faya Haya Fagos
Fagus sylvatica European Beech tree seeds
European Beech (Buche, Buke, Boke, Bog, Bok, Buk, Hetre, Faggio, Faya, Haya, Fagos) Fagus sylvatica - Gorgeous large shade tree with light grey bark and edible nuts (or mast).  Native to England and Europe, it is found growing mainly in sandy alkaline soils  The wood is often used in parquetry work as it possesses a golden glowing quality.  Beechnut oil has been used as a substitute for cooking oils and even for butter and to treat lung ailments and skin problems.   The nuts are often used as animal fodder.   Hardy to -30F (-34.4C);  height: 90ft.
#1909  Packet  $14.50  Approximately 50  seeds
#P1909    2ft. tree  $19.99

American Beech - Fagus grandiflora - A stately beauty with smooth grey bark and dark green ovate leaves.  It produces a nutlike seed, the beechnut, from which is used to flavor candies, chewing gum and to burn for light and heat.  This variety is a native American tree with a large natural habitat.  The shade cast is dense, and the fall foliage is yellow gold.   They are very tolerant of soil types and will grow well in acidic as well as limestone soils.  Hardy to -40F (-39.9C);  height: 100ft.
#885  Packet  $17.50   Approximately 50  seeds
#P885    2ft. tree  $19.99

Purple Beech tree Fagus sylvatica purpurea  Purple Beech - Fagus sylvatica 'purpurea' - Gorgeous specimen with purple leaves that fade to a lighter shade in the summer.  Large tree with dense shade.  Hardy to -30F (-34.4C);  height: 90ft.
#1910  Packet  $14.50   Approximately 50  seeds


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