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Horse Chestnut vs Little Leaf Linden

Aesculus hippocastanum

Tilia cordata

Horse Chestnut
Little Leaf Linden

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.

Littleleaf Linden is a large, deciduous shade tree. Its unique, heart-shaped leaves have fine teeth on the margins and are much smaller than those of the Big Leaf Linden.

Its small, fragrant yellow-green flowers are said to have medicinal properties and can also be used to make honey. Littleleaf Linden is a great choice for a boulevard or large lot.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

LITTLE LEAF LINDEN QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 10 m (33 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Fall colour: yellow
Flowers: yellow flowers in spring, very fragrant
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium



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




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