Castanopsis cuspidata /Copper False Chestnut, Japanese Chinquapin
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Foliage on a large, beautiful tree at Margie Jenkins Nursery near Amite, LA
Beautiful evergreen foliage
Close-up view of the foliage
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Copper False Chestnut, Japanese Chinquapin
7, 8, 9, 10
Determine Your Zone
20- 30 feet
Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth:
Susceptible to insects
This evergreen tree grows best in partial shade in a moist, fertile, slightly acid soil. The flowers have a scent somewhat like the unpleasant scent of hawthorn flowers. They attract midges for pollination. The seeds are edible.
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