Not Apples

Posted by
OurTwoSense (Atlantic Shores, United States) on 22 August 2009 in Plant & Nature.

Detail of the ‘not-apples’ used in our posting of August 23.

These are the toxic fruits of the Horse Chestnut tree and certainly not ‘apples’. Because of the virus and moth problems afflicting our chestnut trees over the last few years, the fruits and leaves discolor and fall early.

Ronnie

[ Since the original posting, one of the chestnuts has 'hatched' - as insert ]

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