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Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)
Tree, deciduous broadleaf
Origin : Europe, Northern Africa, Western Asia
Environment : sub-Mediterranean forests, on acidic soil, up to 900 m.
Climate : mild, temperate
The Sweet Chestnut has been diffused all over Europe by the Romans. It is found in mixed woods (with English and Turkey Oaks, Sea Pine, European Beech). Because of the fruits, it was cultivated since a very ancient age, even before the cereals were. In the Middle Ages, sweet chestnuts were the main food source for the populations of Southern Europe.
Model 1 specs: 30 meters
Model 2 specs: 11.5 meters
Model 3 specs: 4 meters