sweet chestnut


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wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia

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By means of energy it had lots of water and the trail itself passes a decorative collection of ponds surrounded by sweet chestnuts.
A Birmingham City Council spokesman said: "We have felled some trees within Lickey Hills Country Park - including Sweet Chestnut trees - which had become diseased with Phytophthora ramorum.
Recent research appears to suggest the in vitro antioxidant activity of sweet chestnut and potential for use in topical formulations.
Prominent among the non-native species are many edible fruit and nut species including common apple (Malus domestica), Chinese chestnut (Castanea mollissima), European or sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa), ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), European plum (Prunus domestica), and European pear (Pyrus communis).
It will be a modern, environmentally-friendly headquarters that has been designed to reflect AHDB's needs and complement the rural setting of Stoneleigh Park with the use of local and natural materials which will include a sweet chestnut timber cladding.
Some species deteriorate when stored and are best sown straight away (for example, beech, horse chestnut, oak, sweet chestnut and sycamore are all good choices).
It contains six types of ecosystem, from woods and bushes to caves, as well as 873 ha of natural sweet chestnut forest - one of only two such areas in the country.
Shred thick leaves like sycamore, walnut, horse chestnut or sweet chestnut before composting.
The peer said the idea for the barge came from the Prince of Wales's wish to have a waterborne tribute to the Queen, and it features wood from sweet chestnut trees grown on his private estate.
It sits within a timber frame with sweet chestnut cladding on the exterior walls and birch plywood on the inside.
A tarmac drive sweeps around the front lawn, past a sweet chestnut shading a rose-clad brick garage and stable, to a detached three-car garage block with workshop, large storerooms and first floor storage.
Browsing the shelves, a white squeeze tube caught our eye, this sweet chestnut spread (or 'creme de marrons de l'ardeche' - to be precise) is a recipe created by Clement Faugier in 1885 in Privas, France.
A veteran oak might be a candidate for the Ancient Tree Hunt database once it gets to a minimum of three adult hugs, a beech might qualify at just two hugs, and a fat, old sweet chestnut needs to be four hugs as they grow more quickly.
A kind of teepee has been formed of darkly interlaced sweet chestnut branches, which seems to draw the visitor in.
Shredding will speed up the decay of tougher leaves like horse chestnut, sweet chestnut and sycamore.