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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. It produces large nuts.
A top CO2 absorbing species. Experts think this tree may help climate change more than others.
Shagbark Hickory is a unique tree both for its looks and uses. Its bark peels into long thin vertical strips giving it a shaggy appearance. This and its golden fall leaves make it a gorgeous looking tree. This species produces tasty hickory nuts once mature. Hickory smoke is also treasured for curing meats and its generally fantastic smell. This tree is best planted away from any buildings due to a deep taproot and large size.
HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS
SHAGBARK HICKORY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Bark: shaggy looking bark peels vertically in long strips
Toxicity: raw Horse Chestnut seed, leaf, bark and flower is toxic if ingested due to the presence of esculin.
Other Names: carolina hickory, scalybark hickory, shellbark hickory, upland hickory
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