Castanea sativa
SWEET CHESTNUT
Fagaceae

 
Print friendly version of this plant Print   |   View think list View think list

Please login or become a member to save favourite plants & articles to your profile.

 
Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
30m
Plant habit
 
15m

Add to your plants think list Add to think list  
Add to my profile Add to my profile

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in cream

Flowering Time: mid summer

Leaves: dark green; yellow in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: green prickly

Edibility: nut, edible seeds
 
Previous plant Next plant

New Search

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Northern Coast Banksia

Plant type: evergreen tree
H: 15m W: 10m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Find out more
cottage style

Fast Facts

cottage style
The cottage garden collects favourite flowers and colours and combines them to create complimentary or contrasting effects.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more

Castanea sativa
SWEET CHESTNUT
Fagaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
30m
Plant habit
 
15m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in cream

Flowering Time: mid summer

Leaves: dark green; yellow in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: green prickly

Edibility: nut, edible seeds


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean & oriental designs

Uses: shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






Advert