Sweet Chestnut

Castanea sativa Multi-stem

Castanea sativa Multi-stem

The Sweet Chestnut tree has long, glossy, ridged bright green leaves.

In the summer time the tree becomes laden with male and female catkins which are creamy in colour and contrast remarkably with the bright, glossy green leaves.

Th leaves turn a golden brown before falling in tthe autumn, accompanied by the spikey cream husks that contain the sweet chestnuts nuts, favoured by squirrels.

 

 

 

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