Common name: Sweet Chestnut.
Native: Southern Europe, North Africa and Asia Minor.
Size and spread (10 years): 8m x 4m
Treatment required: Not dormant.
Seeds / kg: 150
Ideal sowing period: Autumn or Spring.
Soil conditions: Drought resistant and thrives on well drained soils but not on shallow chalk.
Planting instructions: young trees need some protection from freezing winds. Prefers warm spots.
Mature height: 30m x 15m