- Excellent source of dietary fibre, carbohydrates and high in monounsaturated fats
- Attractive planted in a container for the first 4-5 years as your annual Christmas tree
- Cones yield 50-100 nuts per cone
- Used in many savoury dishes, salads or eaten as snacks. High in oil
A beautiful tree reaching 5-6 metres in 10-years. This tree will take up to 8-years to fruit. The cones take 2 full seasons to mature and are ready to harvest when they have turned brown in colour. Stack the cones in the sun to dry and open. Remove seeds by hand and crack the shells removing the kernels.
Attractive planted in a container for the first 4-5 years as your annual Christmas tree. A stunning specimen tree and it makes an excellent wind-break.