Castanea sativa

Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut

Description: 100ft (30m). Deciduous. Oblong, toothed, glossy leaves turning yellow in autumn. Pale yellow flowers in summer. Edible nuts in prickly cases.

Cultivation: Fully Hardy. Sun or partial shade.

Latin name: Castanea sativa
Common name: Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut
Type: tree
Hedging: No
Sow: September


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