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7875J Castanopsis Cuspidata
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Plant grown in 2 liters container – Height of plant: 40/60 cm.
39.50 Available
7875K Castanopsis Cuspidata
Plant grown in 2 liters container – Height of plant: 40/60 cm.
Unit price available starting from 2 units purchased
37.95 Available
7875L Castanopsis Cuspidata
Plant grown in 1 liter container – Height of plant: 20/30 cm.
25.50 Available
7875M Castanopsis Cuspidata
Plant grown in 1 liter container – Height of plant: 20/30 cm.
Unit price available starting from 3 units purchased
24.95 Available
7875N Castanopsis Cuspidata
Plant grown in 1 liter container – Height of plant: 20/30 cm.
Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased
23.95 Available
7875A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available

 

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Japanese Chinquapin - Castanopsis Cuspidata (latin)

Area of origin: Japan.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 15 m.
Foliage: Evergreen.
Soil Type: Any type.
Hardiness: Hardy to -15°C.
Exposure: Full sun.


Properties and uses:
The Castanopsis Cuspidata is a beautiful middle-sized tree originally from Japan and South Korea. It mainly grows in ravines or along the coast and requires a sheltered position. It is related to Oak. The evergreen foliage is composed of bright green leathery-textured leaves. The long inflorescences of white catkins give way to small black acorns. They are edible, as the cotyledon of the nut is eaten boiled or roasted.
It is the perfect candidate for medium-sized to small gardens due to its size, and the evergreen foliage will provide shade and give a country look to the garden.

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