Chestnut (Aesculus parviflora)

Botany with: Chestnut (Aesculus parviflora)

The chestnut Aesculus parviflora is a nice bush, a shrub that has come to decorate the most arid gardens , bringing a touch of magic with his cute little flowers. Is a chestnut tree that is often planted in small groups or isolated from other plants, although other common under trees or overhanging branches very leafy trees .

It is a shrub used to the sun , so plant it in a sunny would be recommended, but also can be planted in the shade of large trees.
It is a wild bush , accustomed to healthy wind of the mountains, though it supports life in an atmosphere of pollution.

It has strong roots , this is an advantage if you live in areas of deep or compact , as it grabs the floor well . It also tends to cling very well to land with humus , permeable and rich .

This brown Pruning should be done during the winter. It is recommended that you choose a chestnut that has been grown in pots but you can also choose a brown bare root .

Is a shrub that is easily propagated by root suckers , root cuttings , and division acolladura clumps.

When the leaves fall , we must collect , as these leaves enrich the soil with humus , and help prevent the growth of weeds in the garden.

When we buy a chestnut , it is necessary that we check that the stems have root.
The species A. pavia is another example of brown shrub , reaching a height of 3-4 meters. This shrub blooms between the months of May and June.

Coming from North America, with leaves of 5 leaflets . Its flowers are delicately gathered in open inflorescences are upright and a light red .

Are common cultivars ” humilis ” that has more open inflorescences and flowers clearer and ” atrosanguinea ” which has deep red flowers .

The chestnut Aesculus parviflora is native to the woodlands of North America, in sandy soils.

Its flowers are white , open in July and August and have purple anthers at the end of the long stamens.

At age one , gray – chestnut branches turn reddish .

Inflorescence , straight, has a length of 30 cm . Its fruits ( chestnuts ) , contain no thorns , it is harder to mature and are smaller than the fruits Buckeye .

Is a shrub that , over time , it becomes very bulky and produces numerous suckers radicals .

Its leaves , to 20cm in length and 5-7 lobes , have a deep green color , with hair on the underside.

Ribs has gray-green . The leaves turn a bronze color when buds open and bright yellow before falling in the autumn

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