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Horse Chestnut vs Fall Red Apple

Aesculus hippocastanum

Malus Fall Red

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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 Fall Red Apple produces large ruby red apples that are crisp, sweet, and ready to eat. Its showy clusters of white flowers in spring add fragrance and beauty to your garden or yard.

Like most apples, the Fall Red apple will product fruit on its own, but can benefit from another variety of apple for cross pollination.

HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS

FALL RED APPLE QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $32.99 - SAVE UP TO 23%
Zone: 3a
Zone: 2b
Height: 12 m (39 ft)
Height: 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 5 m (15 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Flavor: sweet, 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: high
Suckering: none
Suckering: low



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