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Aesculus hippocastanum

Chestnut (Horse) or Horse-chestnut

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Storage characteristics



Storage moisture content and temperature

Store moist @ 4°C

Storage characteristics

Recalcitrant – seeds that cannot be dried or frozen and are therefore short-lived.

b Maximum advisable storage c. 18-24 weeks in non-drying conditions @ 0°C

Practice Guide

Raising Trees and Shrubs from Seed (PDF-648K)

Forestry Commission Practice Guide 18.

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