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Horse chestnut

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Question: 96-5201
When can I plant my horse chestnut? Rocco, New London, CT

Mort's Answer:
You could put it in the ground, when you plant your tulips and other bulbs. Chestnuts can be planted 6 inches deep in a sandy soil. If you could mix a third of the soil with sand, this will help your nut get off to a great start. Be sure to plant in an area that has a lot of space. Aeculus glabra (the Ohio buckeye) grows to 30 ft. A.turbinata (Japanese horse-chestnut) grows to 80 ft. The Sweet buckeye reaches 60 ft. These trees throw a dense shadow and drop a lot of nuts.

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