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Horse Chestnut vs Parkland Apple

Aesculus hippocastanum

Malus Parkland

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Horse Chestnut
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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.

Parkland Apple is an extremely hardy, medium sized apple tree The apples have excellent reviews, they are juicy, crisp, and slightly tart. Apples will be ready to harvest in July-August and will produce apples which are yellow and green with a red blush overlay.

Parkland Apple also makes for a nice accent tree with slightly scented, white flowers blooming in spring that will make a striking feature to any landscape. Ensure you have an additional apple or pear tree within 150 m (500’) to ensure cross pollination and fruit production occur.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

PARKLAND APPLE QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 4 m (14 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Fall colour: yellow
Firmness: firm
Flavor: sweet, crisp
Harvest: mid to late August
Flowers: white with pink
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: high
Suckering: none
Suckering: low



Toxicity: raw Horse Chestnut seed, leaf, bark and flower is toxic if ingested due to the presence of esculin.