Sweet Chestnut

The other kind of Chestnut is commonly called Horse Chestnut. It is not related to this tree.

Sweet Chestnut
Chestnut tree.jpg
Sweet Chestnut tree
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Fagales
Family:Fagaceae
Genus:Castanea
Species:C. sativa
Binomial name
Castanea sativa
Mill.
the fruit of the tree
Castanea sativa

Sweet Chestnut, sometimes called European Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut or Portuguese Chestnut is a family of trees. Originally these trees were native to the Mediterranean parts of Europe and Asia Minor. These trees can grow to sizes between 20 and 35m high. The trees are deciduous, they do not have leaves in winter.

The trees are usually grown for their edible fruit.


Other Languages
Alemannisch: Edelkastanie
العربية: كستناء حلو
asturianu: Castanea sativa
azərbaycanca: Əkin şabalıdı
български: Сладък кестен
Boarisch: Kesten
bosanski: Pitomi kesten
català: Castanyer
corsu: Castagnu
Deutsch: Edelkastanie
dolnoserbski: Pšawa kastanija
español: Castanea sativa
euskara: Gaztainondo
français: Castanea sativa
furlan: Cjastinâr
Gaeilge: Castán inite
galego: Castiñeiro
한국어: 유럽밤나무
hornjoserbsce: Prawa kastanija
hrvatski: Pitomi kesten
íslenska: Kastaníutré
italiano: Castanea sativa
עברית: ערמון
kernowek: Kesten
latviešu: Ēdamā kastaņa
Lëtzebuergesch: Séisskäschtebam
lumbaart: Castanea sativa
Nederlands: Tamme kastanje
norsk nynorsk: Edelkastanje
Pälzisch: Edelkastanie
Piemontèis: Castanea sativa
português: Castanea sativa
sicilianu: Castagnu
slovenščina: Pravi kostanj
српски / srpski: Питоми кестен
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Pitomi kesten
svenska: Äkta kastanj
українська: Каштан їстівний
Tiếng Việt: Dẻ thơm
中文: 歐洲栗