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Horse Chestnut vs Amur Cherry

Aesculus hippocastanum

Prunus maackii

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Horse Chestnut
Amur Cherry

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.

Amur Cherry is a beautiful, fast-growing ornamental tree. It features attractive bronze/red bark that peels horizontally in strips.

This hardy tree bears white flowers in the spring, black fruit held in clusters in the late summer, and pointy leaves that turn yellow in the fall.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

AMUR CHERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Fall colour: lemon yellow
Berries: black fruit
Flowers: white, in spring
Nuts: large spiky nuts
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: low



Toxicity: most parts of plant are toxic

Toxicity: toxic to horses, cattle, etc.)

Other Names: amur chokecherry