Small to medium evergreen tree with beautiful flowers borne from November - December. The smooth grey bark can also be a feature.Despite its common name, Cape chestnut is not closely related to chestnuts (Castanea) or horse chestnuts (Aesculus ) but is a member of the citrus family. It is not a typical citrus in appearance either, as it is a large tree with spectacular flowers and the fruit does not look like lemons, oranges or limes. But is does look spectacular when flowers cover the crown.
|Common Name||Cape Chestnut|
|Mature Size||10 x 6m|
|his is an attractive tree for parks, avenues and large gardens.|
|Position & Soil|
|Prefers a sunny, open position in rich, moist, well-drained soil. Tolerates frost and some coastal exposure when established. Protect from frost when young. Apply mulch in spring to keep roots cool and moist. Keep moist in dry weather, but drier at other times. Tolerates pruning if necessary.|
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|Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.|
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