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Horse Chestnut vs Dropmore Linden

Aesculus hippocastanum

Tilia x flavescens Dropmore

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(new stock expected: fall of 2018)

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

Horse Chestnut
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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.

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HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

DROPMORE LINDEN QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 5 m (18 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Flowers: yellow clusters
Bark: rough gray bark
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.




Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes