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Standard Sweet Chestnut Castanea Sativa

Standard Sweet Chestnut Castanea Sativa

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 Standard Sweet Chestnut Castanea Sativa, great for small gardens.


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Standard Sweet Chestnut Castanea Sativa - 1 tree

Standard Sweet Chestnut Castanea Sativa - 1 tree A12027 - Chestnut Castanea Sativa

  • Delivered as pot plant
  • Pot size 20 cm
  • Delivery height including pot 120 cm
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Standard Sweet Chestnut Castanea Sativa

 Standard Sweet Chestnut Castanea Sativa, great for small gardens.

Details Standard Sweet Chestnut Castanea Sativa

  • Fragrant
  • Blooms: May - June
  • Flower colour: bicolour
  • Edible Fruit
  • Harvest: September - October
  • Full grown height: 1 - 1.50 m
  • Full grown width: 50 - 75 cm
  • Plant location: sunny
  • Plant depth: 20 cm
  • Plant spacing: 100 cm
  • Hardiness: -20 Celsius

How to take care of Chestnut Castanea Sativa

Grow in containers against a south-facing wall or in a sheltered spot on your terrace. The root growth is very vigorously and if left unrestricted will result in less fruit. It requires sun all day long to produce sweet edible fruit.

Fig trees prefer a neutral pH, but are fairly adaptable about growing conditions as long as it drains well. Don't fertilise too heavily or you'll get leafy and frost-sensitive growth at the expense of fruit.

Two crops of figs are potentially produced each year. The first crop develops in the spring on last year's shoot growth and the main crop develops on the current year's shoot growth ripening in late summer or autumn.

Crops need regular attention, water regularly and prune shoots in June and remove unwanted figs in September. This plant is cold resistant, but not frost resistant Winter protection of young shoots is vital, so move a pot-grown plant indoors during frosty nights.

For plants that can't be moved inside tie a covering around the tender parts and remove the following April. For best results each spring transplant to a larger pot using a slightly acid soil (no lime) for best results use rhododendron-potting compost.

Wear gloves when handling this tree, as the sap is an irritant to the skin. Water using preferably rain water and never let the compost to dry out.

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