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|
|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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