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Horse Chestnut vs Northern Gooseberry

Aesculus hippocastanum

Ribes oxyacanthoides

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Horse Chestnut
Northern Gooseberry

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.

Northern Gooseberry is a small, ornamental quality native shrub with prickly stems. You can plant it anywhere you'd plant Prickly Rose or Common Wild Rose, such as your yard.

Most people find Northern Gooseberry berries a bit tart for significant fresh eating but they are good for baking, wine or jam.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

NORTHERN GOOSEBERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 1a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Berries: purple or purplish black
Nuts: large spiky nuts
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: none



Toxicity: most parts of plant are toxic


Other Names: canada gooseberry, canadian gooseberry