Chestnut Trees - Knowledgebase Question

Auburn, WA
Question by ladybee2047
October 29, 2002
I found a tree and it has a lot of nuts but I can't get anyone to identify them. "Maybe they are chestnuts," someone said but no one is sure. They are very dark in color except for a indented area that is lighter in color. The shell is VERY hard. Do have a web sight that could show me what a chestnut tree and it's fruit looks like? And if this is a chestnut how do you roast them? Thanks for your time.
Sharon


Image
Answer from NGA
October 29, 2002

0

The nut you describe may be a chestnut (edible) or a horsechestnut (inedible). Rather than take a chance, why not take a sample to your local Cooperative Extension Office for an absolute identification? Contact them by phoning 206-296-3900.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by Paul2032 and is called "Daisy with bug"