#014 Chinese Chestnut (Castanea mollissima)

It’s assumed this tree was removed around 2005, when the area was largely razed and developed. Google Earth images show it still stood in the backyard of the original home in 2004.

Statistics (1994)

  • Circumference (In.): 87
  • Height (Ft.): 53
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 38
  • Total Points: 150

More Information

  • Nominated By: Betty Polomba
  • Year Added: 1994
  • Owned By: Private
  • Current condition: Deceased
  • Neighborhood: Cotswold
  • Property Type: Private
  • Nearest Address: Private property
  • Ecological Value: Chinese Chestnuts produce nuts that attract wildlife, although they aren’t as sweet as American Chestnuts. This Chestnut variety is appealing because of its resistance to the Chestnut blight, a fungus that wiped out American Chestnuts.
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