Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' at Bute Park

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Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata'
mid September 2023

Grid reference ST 17841 76630
Common name Variegated sweet chestnut
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
Status Rare
Status Glamorgan Champion 2023
Missing tag 1812
Height 12M September 2023
Girth 185cm @ 0.6M September 2023
Reference 880

This tree is in the woodland at the southern end of the park, west of the Gorsedd Circle and beside a main footpath.

It is noticeably reverting losing its light yellow edged leaves in favour of plain green ones.

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' bark1

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' bark
September 2023

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' leaf1

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' leaves
mid September 2023

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' leaf2

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' reverted leaves
mid September 2023

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' leaf3

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' leaves & fruit
mid September 2023

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' fruit1

Castanea sativa 'Albomarginata' fruit
mid September 2023