Castanea Trees Plant Catalogue
CASTANEA Often thought of as a British native, these trees are suitable for well-drained soils in full sun. Moderately tolerate of lime soils but do not like shallow chalk soils.
|Castanea sativa AGM Erect, pale green, catkins in July followed, especially after hot summers, by edible nuts in a spiny casing. Oblong, glossy, toothed, dark green leaves turn yellow in autumn, deciduous. Height a large tree over 15 metres. Spread 8 to 10 metres.|
|Castanea sativa ‘Anny’s Summer Red’|