horse chestnut


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  • noun

Synonyms for horse chestnut

tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds

the inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut

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Scientists have launched a mobile app LeafWatch, and are asking the public to contribute sightings of leaf-mining moth infestations in horse chestnut trees.
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33 metres (more than 24ft), clinching its status as the largest horse chestnut tree in the UK on the National Tree Register.
Prof Evans said: "Many horse chestnut trees across the UK have been disfigured by attack from the larvae of Cameraria ohridella - better known as the horse chestnut leaf miner moth - which was first identified in Macedonia in 1984.
Horse chestnut seed extract has demonstrated impressive efficacy in relieving the symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency, effectively reducing leg volume, alleviating leg pain, improving edema, and averting itching.
A strong horse chestnut twig in a jam jar takes pride of place - its sticky buds just beginning to burst.
Lord Harlech, owner of the tree, intends to replant three trees at the site of the horse chestnut.
Moderately so are azalea, black locust, Chinese lantern, Christmas cherry, nettle, St John's wort, deadly nightshade, dumb cane, ergot, horsetail, horse chestnut, larkspur, lupin, rhododendron and rhubarb.
Remember to leave out diseased horse chestnut leaves as you don't want to help this pest multiply.
An active component of the horse chestnut seed extract is a group of chemically related triterpenic glycosides, known as aescin.
Hascombe Stud's Horse Chestnut mare Lynnwood Chase, a half-sister to Group 2 winner Lord Admiral, is represented in each maiden by her first and second foals, Ultravox and Pisco Sour.
And that long, white scar was caused by a horse chestnut.
The Woodland Trust has predicted that an early crop of conkers could be damaged by the horse chestnut leaf miner which is drying out leaves and turning them brown.
Since 1947 when she was 20 years old, Jean has noted down the dates when the first leaves appear on oak, ash, horse chestnut and lime trees near her home, and her records have proved to be important for measuring how these tree species are responding to changes in the climate.