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Rare shrub referred to as Chinese flowering chestnut. Leaves, flowers and seeds are all edible.
Genus of one species of erect, deciduous shrub found in scrub and at woodland margins in northern China.
Deciduous - shrub
Full sun - in frosty areas shelter from cold drying winds
Additional Features - Good to know - grown for its pinnate leaves and 5-petalled, star-shaped flowers.
Pests & Diseases - coral spot
Place of origin - northern China
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil