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 »

What color is a chestnut horse?

A chestnut horse has a primarily red-brown or deep red color coat. The chestnut horse must inherit the "red" gene from both parents. This means that one or both parents may not actually have chestn... Read More »