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Common Name: Chinese Chestnut      Latin Name: Castanea mollissima      Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
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Vendor at Findlay Mkt sells Chinese Chestnuts from his tree. I think he said he lived in Northside.
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Castanea mollissima
Origin: Northern China, Korea
Maximum Height: 60 feet

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Category: Tree
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Castanea
species: mollissima
Origin: Northern China, Korea
Size: 40 (min) to 60 (max)
Size Description: Large Tree
Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Dry Soil Tolerant star rating Rain Garden
Availability:star ratingstar ratingLimited Availability
Full Sun Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingPerforms WellSee other plants that like full sun.
Part Shade Tolerance:star ratingstar ratingstar ratingAverage Performance
Deep Shade Tolerance:star ratingDoes Not Perform Well
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)6/2/2009 until 6/22/2009 See other plants that bloom at this time.
Plant Images and Specimens
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Location: Mt. Airy Arboretum
Age: Old
Planted By: Cincinnati Parks
Photo Credit: R. Scott Beuerlein
Season: Summer
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Location: 3144 Rosina Latonia Ky.
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz
Season: 6=01=09
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Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: 3144 Rosina Latonia KY
Specimen: 143
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