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Ginkgo Biloba vs Horse Chestnut

Ginkgo biloba

Aesculus hippocastanum

SOLD OUT

(we don't know if or when this product will be restocked)

SOLD OUT

(new stock expected: fall of 2018)

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Horse Chestnut

Ginkgo is medium sized deciduous tree with beautifully fan shaped leaves which develop a clear yellow fall color. Its form is pyramidal, broadening with age and becoming picturesque.

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.

GINKGO BILOBA QUICK FACTS

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

Zone: 4a
Zone: 3a
Height: 25 m (82 ft)
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Spread: 12 m (39 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: golden yellow
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: medium
Life span: long
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high




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



Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes