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Castanea dentata

Common Name(s):
American chestnut
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Very susceptible to Cryphonectria parasitica; not recommended

Height:
80-100 ft.
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Massive, wide spreading branches; broad crown; dense
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
5-8 in. alternate, simple leaves

NCCES plant id: 1940

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