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    Also known as beachnut or purple European beech.

    Habit/Size up to 160 ft. tall
    Germination cold stratify (90-120 days), sow 3/8 in deep, can be fall planted for spring germination
    Zones USDA 4-7
    Life Cycle deciduous tree
    Uses edible*(leaves, oil, seeds), medicinal*, oil (biofuel, lubricant, polish), fiber
    Notes large quantities of the seed (and oil from it) can be toxic
    Breed Status Open Pollinated
    Seeds Per Oz. ≈ 100

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