Castanea sativa
SWEET CHESTNUT
Fagaceae

 
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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

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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






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