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Beech

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Beech (Fagus) is a genus of deciduous trees in the family Fagaceae, native to temperate ... The husk can have a variety of spine- to scale-like appendages, the ... Since the beech tree has such deli...

Growing Beech Nut Trees | Home Guides | SF Gate

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The tree has plenty to offer gardeners with large yards: shade in the ... ... American beech is a low-maintenance tree that will provide shade (until its leaves drop). ... deciduous tree that may grow to be up to 80 feet tall and 400 years old. ... American beech is a formidable tree that must have plenty of space to extend its roots ...

Adirondack Nuts: The Time for Beechnuts - The Adirondack Almanack

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Oct 24, 2011 ... For many Adirondack trees and shrubs, this past growing season was ... a few like the nuts of the beech have only recently finished ripening ... While individual beechnuts vary in size, as do all fruits, each nut is ... suffer from beech scale disease, their ability to produce nuts has been seriously compromised.

Edible beech nuts from Epping Forest | Raw Rob: Raw food, wild ...

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Oct 8, 2009 ... I've seen the empty outer shells before but never the actual nuts – I think the squirrels get ... Beech nut outer shell ... like yours has reached maturity just dont expect them every year. ... We have a 40+ year old gorgeous beech tree. ... We didn't know what tree the nut case belonged too – but we do now …

Beechnuts, A Delightful Woodland Snack, Bayou Bill

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Sep 15, 2003 ... One of the great features of fall is the ripening of beechnuts. ... that this natural phenomenon can anchor me beneath the low limbs of a beech tree ... the smallest blade of my Old Timer pocket knife) for a delightful woodland snack. ... Before the inner nuts are dry, this flat side can be removed by placing the ....

Black Walnut Tree Facts, Nemaha, Iowa. - Nemahaweb.com

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Their compound leaves, smooth on top and fuzzy underneath, can be up to 18" in length. ... enjoyed black walnuts long before Europeans arrived, using walnut tree sap ... NASA has put powdered walnut shells to use as thermal insulation in rocket ... Because they are less fussy about soils than fruit trees, nut trees often get ...

Native North American Nut Trees - Nature Community - MOTHER ...

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Here is a guide to a selection of nut trees native to North America: the ... Hickory nuts are wholesome to eat, and hickory wood has a wide range of uses. ... sprouts which may reach a height of 20 or more feet before succumbing to the blight. ... Beeches are found from southern Canada to east Texas and south to Florida, but ...

American Beech - Penn State University

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Oct 8, 2013 ... Unlike most other hardwood trees, the American beech retains this smooth bark ... The American beech can live for three hundred to four hundred years and ... The American beech is especially found in sites that have moist soils, ... Pollinated flowers form an edible nut ("beech nut", "beech mast") whi...

Hiker's Notebook: American Beech

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Scientific Name: Fagus grandifolia - The generic name is Latin for beech tree, which is derived from the Greek "to eat" in reference to the edible beech nuts. ... A mature beech can have twelve or more sucker stems that amount to small ... They are only produced after the beech has reached the age of about 40 years; annual  ...

Beech Tree - Cronodon

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Mar 21, 2014 ... thin soils in any case, so the beech has adapted by having shallow roots that catch the rain before it drains away from these highly porous soils. More ancient beech trees often have hollow trunks, as do oaks and yews. ... This is fine for an old thick tree, since it loses weight and so is more stable in high ...

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How old are the trees, when they have the highest harvest of ...

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Jan 15, 2014 ... I am looking for a relationship between harvests of beechnuts, age of trees and .... So, the dominant trees have the most nuts yield, the intermediate ... Most species of Deer are partial to Beech mast and do disturb the ... and consequently has a bearing on the seed bearing age structure of some woods here.

Know Your Deer Plants: American Beech - Quality Deer ...

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Jun 25, 2013 ... Get Involved ... American beech is a long-lived, slow-growing tree that can reach tall ... In this cycle, bumper crops of beech nuts are typically available in the ... American beech generally begins producing seed when 40 years old (or 5 to 8 ... Before joining the QDMA staff, Matt worked for a natural resource .....

American Beech on the Tree Guide at arborday.org

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The american beech can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 4–9. ... Full sun is the ideal condition for this tree, meaning it should get at least six hours of direct, ... Beechnuts are eaten by birds and mammals, serving as an important food for ... the tree's age to be 365 years, making it fully two centuries old before Daniel ...