Chestnut, Chinese

Don’t see these elsewhere in town. Fine specimins.

Chinese Chestnut

Spring. Photo submitted by R Hanes.

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Address:9th st at Jefferson st
Common Name:Chinese Chestnut
Latin Name:Castanea mellissima
Circumference:Unmeasured due to poison Ivy
Category:- Beauty
- Neighborhood notable
- Matched pair
Best Seen From:parking lot across the street
GPS Coordinates:38.030640, -78.474297
Comments:Mostly resistant to the blight that wiped out American version. Flowers in late spring, edible nuts in October. Some don't like the scent of the flowers. There are two, next to each other.
CATS Observations:There are 2, one smaller.