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Fagus sylvatica ( Beech Tree) Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc.
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Fagus sylvatica

European Beech

In Stock: 99.136 lb (Total:198.342lb)
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Seed lots

57.2 lb
42 lb
99.1 lb

Details

Germination:
66%
Germination test:
cut
Purity:
99%
Seeds per lb:
1,864
Quantity:
99.14 lb
Collected in:
Czech Republic
Crop year:
2022
Min. hardiness zone:
5
Inventory ID:
663

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days, [longer stratification,150 days, can increase germination ]
Germination
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: can be fall sown without stratification. 

Looking for a stunning centerpiece for your garden or park? Look no further than the Fagus sylvatica European Beech! This magnificent tree can reach heights of up to 49 meters, with beautiful pale green leaves that darken as the season progresses, and golden bronze autumn foliage. Its smooth gray bark is perfect for hedges, and it's the parent of many cultivars with unique colors and shapes. But the European Beech isn't just a pretty face. Its fine, short-grain wood is easy to work with and resistant to compression and splitting, making it great for furniture and other objects. Plus, its seeds can be eaten raw or cooked and contain rich oil perfect for dressing salads. With a typical lifespan of 150-200 years, this stately tree is sure to leave an impactful legacy.

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