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Q.Horse Chesnut without conkers for 70 years.

Radiojon73 added on August 23, 2018 | Answered

There is a horse chesnut tree outside my house and for the past 70 years, it has never had any conkers…until this year; it is covered in clusters of conkers !Can you tell me why this is please ?


Jon Fenwick

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Answered on August 27, 2018

As a tree ages, it will become susceptible to more and more issues, just as a human would. With proper management, this tree can still live quite a while with the disease.

This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/disease/weeping-amber-in-trees.htm

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