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    Horsechestnut
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HEIGHT:50 - 75 feet
SPREAD:40 - 70 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Upright oval form; large dark green compound leaves with 7 obovate, acuminate serrated leaflets; showy white flowers in long panicles; large spiny fruit; mediocre yellow to brown fall color.
LIMITATIONS:Best in large open area such as parks or golf courses; not suitable as a street tree or in small residential designs; fruit litter; susceptible to disease, insects, and leaf scorch.
HARDINESS:SC, SE (Zone 3)
ORIGIN:Bulgaria, Albania, Greece
CULTIVARS:‘Baumannii’ double white sterile flowers that do not produce fruit and therefore reduces tree litter.
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The information for this Deciduous Tree (129) was last updated on: 2010-09-09 01:29:23
    
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