Jun 1, 2007
Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)
Tree, deciduous broadleaf
Origin : Southeast of Europe (Albania, Northern Greece)
Environment : mountain forests, up to 1.300 m.
Climate : mild, temperate
Often used for urban decoration because of the beautiful shape, springtime blossoms and dense summer shadows. The “Horse Chestnut” name derives from an old Turkish habit of grinding the seeds for use as curative food for winded horses. One of the most popular trees for decorating city boulevards.
Model 1 specs: 20 meters
Model 2 specs: 13 meters
Model 3 specs: 4 meters