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botanical name:
Castanea sativa 'Variegata'
Castanea sativa 'Variegata' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Sweet Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut
synonyms:  Castanea sativa 'Aureomarginata'
family:  Fagaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 18.00m
width: 12.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: cream
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: 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.

other notes:
Sometimes regarded as asynonym for Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata', which appears to be very similar.
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