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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
description:
Long toothed leaves edged creamy-yellow. White flowers in late spring, later followed by smallish spiny cream coloured fruits containing large brown seeds

cultivation:
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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