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Order: Fagales
   Family: Fagaceae
            Genus: Castanea
                        Specie: pumila

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 12 ft (3.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained slightly acid soil

Features: Undersides of leaves white and furry; edible fruit

Uses: Woodland gardens Specimen plant Shrub borders

Zones: 6-9

Description: This large suckering shrub from eastern and southern areas of USA has downy young shoots, and the young leaves are also white and furry on the undersides. ?Ashei?, the coastal chinquapin, from southeastern USA, has less densely spiny bracts than th

Growth Habit: Branching bushy habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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