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Horse Chestnut

horse chestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum

Its bark is red-brown or dark grey-brown with long plates.

The horse chestnut is found in parks and gardens.

It is used for decorative purposes and sometimes for turning.

Does your leaf look more like this:


Then continue the trail.

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.