Flower Database

Chestnut

Basic information
Flower Name
Chestnut
Formal Name
Castanea crenata
Alias
栗, Japanese Chestnut
Habitat
Korea, Japan
Morph
Deciduous tree
Comment
Chestnut(scientific name:Castanea crenata) is a deciduous tree of Fagaceae family , castanea genus native to Korea, Japan. Bark has a light brown black, vertical cracks. Flowers coat of there is only category missing petals (Corolla) single flower of flowers, petal-like sepals. To share a single bloom female only male only stamens and pistils. Flowers are Monoecious, a small female flowers bloom at the base of the inflorescence of male flowers hanging long, whitish, prominent. Flowers in late May and is easy with blooms in early June, but the insect. Mature and two relative to being covered with IGA (Acorn) nuts, autumn. The molded cakes, bake, boil the peeled hard fruits BUR from then.
Common name: Chestnut, scientific name:Castanea crenata, aka: shibagri, Japanese Chestnut ,Korean chestnut, height: 15-20 m, leaf: long Middle thick egg-shaped, leaf length: 10 cm, flowering time: late May-early June, Monoecious, male and female flower: white, flowers form catkins, male long 20 cm long pendulous male of female size:0.5cm, flowers of inflorescence base bloom small flowers, fruiting period: September-November(September shipments tend to), Spheres of spiky fruit shape, fruit diameter: 10 cm, boiling recipes: chestnut rice, chestnuts steamed glutinous rice, and roasted chestnuts, chestnut, sweet chestnut astringent skin, boiled chestnut and chestnut dry confectionery confectionery sweets such as pinch, Marron Glacé and Mont-Blanc (cake), rakugann, note: honey source plants.
Detailed information
Order
Fagales
Family
Fagaceae
Genus
castanea
Species
C. crenata
Flower type
Flower array
Catkin
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Orchard Low mountain Garden field
Color
Cream, White
Season
May Jun
Height
1500  ~ 2000  [cm]
Diameter
0.4  ~ 0.5