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Horse Chestnut vs European Mountain Ash

Aesculus hippocastanum

Sorbus aucuparia

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Horse Chestnut
European Mountain Ash

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.

A top CO2 absorbing species. Experts think this tree may help climate change more than others.

European Mountain Ash is an attractive, ornamental tree. This medium-sized tree produces tiny white-yellow flowers in the spring and decorative clusters of small red/orange berries in the summer. Its bitter fruit is often used to make Rowan Jelly, is a traditional garnish for wild game and venison. Ideal for residential lots, European Mountain Ash will attracts birds to your property.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

EUROPEAN MOUNTAIN ASH QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $7.49 - SAVE UP TO 25%
Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 15 m (49 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Berries: bunches of berries
Flowers: small white flowers in clusters
Nuts: large spiky nuts
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none



Toxicity: most parts of plant are toxic


Other Names: quickbeam, rowan