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Fagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Fern leaved beech
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Trees
Comment:

Smooth, light gray bark; cast dense shade; easy to transplant; shallow roots

Description:
Deciduous tree; leaves alternate, simple, toothed with 1 tooth for each secondary vein; flowers small and inconspicuous; fruit a 3-angled nut inside of a weakly spiny husk.
Height:
60-80 ft.
Flower:
Beech nuts
Zones:
5-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; moist, well-drained soil; dislikes compact soil and poor drainage
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Densely pyramidal; maintains low branches
Poison Part:
Unripe , raw nuts (seeds).
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion.
Symptoms:
Stomach upset.
Edibility:
EDIBLE PARTS: Nutmeats, in small quantities, edible raw or cooked. Young leaves can be cooked for greens in the spring. SAFE HAN
Toxic Principle:
Saponic glycoside.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
Found in:
Forest or natural area in rich woods; landscape as cultivated tree.
Width:
35-45 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
2-4 in. alternate, simple, deeply cut leaves; golden brown fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1994

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