February 1, 2023
Castanea sativa

Castanea sativa

Castanea sativa is a large deciduous tree. They also call it Sweet Chestnut, Castanea vesca, Castanea vulgaris. It is part of the Fagaceae family of plants. Castanea sativa or Sweet Chestnut produces edible fruits from male yellow catkins. The flowering season is in spring. It is native to Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.

It should be planted in well-drained soil in the sun. You can propagate from seed or by grafting. It is drought-resistant.

Castanea sativa
Castanea sativa

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