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Horse Chestnut vs Large Leaf Linden

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

Horse Chestnut
Large 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. It produces large nuts.

Large Leaf Linden is a tall, deciduous tree native to Europe. Large Leaf Linden features oblong leaves that turn from yellow-green to brilliant yellow in the fall. Large Leaf Linden is ideal as a shade or ornamental tree in a larger yard.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

LARGE LEAF LINDEN QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 30 m (98 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 15 m (49 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Flowers: yellow-white in clusters
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
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.


Other Names: broadleaf lime, large-leaved lime


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