Prunus tomentosa Pink Candles
ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW
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 Pink Candles Nanking Cherry is a small deciduous cultivar of the Nanking Cherry with attractive pink flowers that then form edible fruit. The flowers emerge close to the branches resembling a pink candle, giving this cultivar its name. The berries are scarlet in colour with a sweet and slightly tart flavor. It fruits mid to late July, and the fruit size and flavor can vary greatly.
HORSE CHESTNUT QUICK FACTS
PINK CANDLES NANKING CHERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: yellow to orange
Flavor: sweet, tart
Nuts: large nuts within spiky capsules. Slightly poisonous to eat
Toxicity: raw Horse Chestnut seed, leaf, bark and flower is toxic if ingested due to the presence of esculin.
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