Castanea Dentata, or more commonly know as American Chestnut, is a tree with yellow-green foliage and white flowers of the genus Castanea. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 115 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during early summer, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Castanea Dentata or American Chestnut's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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