Nothofagus gunnii – Tanglefoot Beech seed X 5

$4.50

RARE Frost Hardy Evergreen Native Tree

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Tanglefoot Beech

Nothofagus gunnii

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

Native to Tasmania, the Tanglefoot Beech or Deciduous Beech is its only winter deciduous plant. It grows in alpine or sub-alpine regions and it rarely exceeds 2 metres in height. Seed is expensive and very rarely offered.

The leaves are simple, alternate, bright green, turning yellow, then bright red in autumn. They are triangular in shape with irregular minute teeth. The flowers are inconspicuous yellow-green catkins and the fruit is a 6mm capsule containing 3-winged nuts. Seed production is poor in most years but once in a while, a crop occurs with high germination.

Good for Bonsai, it is slow growing,  will not accept temperatures below minus 10 degrees C and prefers peaty soils in full sun.

This plant is one for the experienced propagator/gardener.

Offered is a packet of 5 seeds with propagation notes.

All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

AUSTRALIAN BUYERS. Payment by Paypal is preferred but Direct Deposit is welcome. Buyers with orders over $40 should consider the purchasing of tracking.

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Item specifics

Plant Habit: Native Tree Common Name: Tanglefoot Beech
Climate: Cool, Sub-tropical, Temperate Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Nothofagus Type: Flowering
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: gunnii Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 2 (-10 to -5°C)
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