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Japanese Tree Lilac vs Horse Chestnut

Syringa reticulata

Aesculus hippocastanum

Japanese Tree Lilac
Horse Chestnut

Japanese Tree Lilac is an attractive heavy-flowering lilac with fragrant white blossoms. It can be pruned to a single stem or grown as a multi-stemmed shrub.

Japanese Tree Lilac's dark reddish-brown bark peels as the tree ages, creating visual appeal for any yard, especially in the winter.

Horse Chestnut is a medium sized deciduous tree that is native to Greece but has been grown in North America for hundreds of years. Produces large nuts and both nuts and foliage have many medicinal uses.

JAPANESE TREE LILAC QUICK FACTS

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Flowers: beautiful white flowers with yellow anthers
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high

In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)


Toxicity: raw Horse Chestnut seed, leaf, bark and flower is toxic if ingested due to the presence of esculin.



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