Are horse chestnut trees dangerous to dogs?

Answer Autumn is associated with harvest as crops of apples, pumpkins and squash begin to ripen. But it's a season of caution for dog owners as well, as this is the time of year that horse chestnut trees ... Read More »

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How do I remove horse chestnut trees?

Kill the StumpCut down your horse chestnut tree using a chainsaw or large handsaw, depending on the size of the trunk. Leave 6 to 8 inches of stump above the ground. Drill holes in the stump with a... Read More »

How do I tell chestnut trees from Chinese chestnut trees?

Tree HeightThe American Chestnut tree, or Castanea dentata, typically grows as a shrubby plant between 3 to 15 feet. If grown underneath a canopy of taller trees, it grows no more than 60 feet in ... Read More »

What is a horse chestnut?

A horse chestnut is a large deciduous tree. The fruit that grows on the tree is also known as a horse chestnut. The tree is grown largely for ornamental purposes, although there are uses for the fr... Read More »

Is the"chestnut blight"a horse?

Although horses have horny growths on the insides of their legs called chestnuts or can have a coat color referred to as chestnut, the chestnut blight has nothing to do with horses. Chestnut blight... Read More »