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Horse Chestnut vs Korean Pine

Aesculus hippocastanum

Pinus koraiensis

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Horse Chestnut
Korean Pine

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.

Korean Pine is an attractive conifer suitable for shelterbelts, privacy screens, and ornamental planting. This tree is especially prized for its pine nuts. Korean Pine nuts are larger than most other species. They can be used in salads, pesto sauce, and other foods.

This conifer is generally tolerant of urban conditions but much prefers cool summer climates.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

KOREAN PINE QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 18 m (60 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Nuts: large spiky nuts
Nuts: large edible seeds
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: slow
Life span: medium
Life span: long
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none



Toxicity: most parts of plant are toxic


Other Names: chinese pinenut