Sweet Chestnut in winter

Sweet Chestnut in winter

Observation - Sweet Chestnut in winter - UK and Ireland. Description: Even young trees have enormous leaflets (6 long) with very distinctive paisley-toothed edges. One specimen exhibiting marcescence - ie holding on to dead leaves. Buds are delightfully plump, with a little twist to the point, and just 2/3 large bud sca

Even young trees have enormous leaflets (6" long) with very distinctive paisley-toothed edges. One specimen exhibiting marcescence - ie holding on to dead leaves.

Buds are delightfully plump, with a little twist to the point, and just 2/3 large bud scales.