[NAFEX] Beech Trees

Lon J. Rombough lonrom at hevanet.com
Fri Nov 7 21:07:14 EST 2008

On a few occasions members have discussed beech trees as having edible 
nuts (mast).  I thought this article might be of interest on that 
account.  One surprise was reading that the trees only have a heavy 
crop about every five years.  Good way to keep the squirrel population 
down, at least.
-Lon Rombough

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  Wild and Wonderful Mayo Advertiser, November 07, 2008.
Mayo Advertiser - Mayo,Ireland
  While beech trees do not occupy anything like the place in our 
mythology and traditions as do, for example, the oak and the hawthorn, 
it still has a ...
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