Oriental Beech Fagus orientalis

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Botanical Name:

Fagus orientalis

Family:

FAGACEAE

Genus:

Fagus

Species:

orientalis

Common Name:

Oriental Beech

Seeds Per Pound:
1,316
Quantity:
9.47 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
14
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Collection Locale:
Russia
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

In Stock: 9.47 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 oz
24.95
1 lb
139.50
1 kg
270.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days, [longer stratification,150 days, can increase germination ].
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination.
In a Nutshell:
* The Oriental Beech ( Fagus orientalis ) is a deciduous tree in the beech family Fagaceae . The natural range extends from northwest Turkey east to the Caucasus and Alborz Mountains. It is restricted to mountain forests, at 500-2,100 m altitude. It is a large tree, capable of reaching heights of up to 45 m tall and 3m trunk diameter, though more typically 25-35 m tall and up to 1.5 m trunk diameter.
* Large stately tree with smooth pale gray bark and obovate leaves widest near the tips, 6" veins; Dark green foilage, golden yellow in the fall. Source of useful timber; native to eastern Europe.
* It is closely related to the European Beech ( F. sylvatica ), and intergrades with it in the Balkans and northwest Turkey; these hybrids with European Beech are named Fagus x taurica . more...