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Castanea sativa 'Variegata'
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common name: Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut
synonyms: Castanea sativa 'Aureomarginata'
yellow & green
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
Long toothed leaves edged creamy-yellow. White flowers in late spring, later followed by smallish spiny cream coloured fruits containing large brown seeds
Grows particularly well in hot, dry areas. Needs fertile well drained soil. Dislikes shallow chalky soil.
Sometimes regarded as asynonym for Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata', which appears to be very similar.