Mar, Apr, May
Perennial, Wood Trunk Zones 4a-7b
82–115 ft / 25–35 m
Small yellow-green flowers. The male flowers are globular clusters. The female flowers are short spikes.
A nut encapsulated in weakly-spiny husk.
Dense pyramidal foliage. Leaves become golden in autumn.
The fruit is slightly toxic to humans, excessive consumption will cause accumulation of toxin saponin glycoside.
Fagus - Beeches