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Re: Help with mystery nut - part 1
  • Subject: Re: Help with mystery nut - part 1
  • From: Kent Pfeiffer <kentepfeiffer@gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2012 00:00:42 -0500


It's a buckeye, probably a California Buckeye (Aesculus californica).


On 10/19/12, Jan Lauritzen <janicelauritzen@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> My daughter bought a house last June. We have been watching a tree produce
> what we, at first, thought was some kind of fruit. Then we thought it might
> be an almond but the leaves didn't look right. They have been getting
> bigger and bigger and now are splitting into 3 parts at the end of the
> fruit. Inside is something which, to me, looks like it resembles some kind
> of chestnut. However, we are in Southern California and I never even see
> Chestnuts except a few in the market in December.
> Would really like to know what we have. If you can help, thank you ahead of
> time.
> Jan in Chatsworth

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