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Horse Chestnut vs Harcourt Apple

Aesculus hippocastanum

Malus Harcourt

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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.

The Harcourt apple is a cold hardy apple produced by the University of Alberta. The fruit is good for fresh eating or backing, and ripens in late August.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

HARCOURT APPLE QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Fall colour: yellow
Firmness: firm
Flavor: juicy, sweet, mild, crisp
Harvest: late august early september
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: medium
Suckering: none
Suckering: low



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