The is the The fruit of the horse chestnut
tree was first used for conker fights 200 years ago as a replacement to hazel, cobnut and snail shells.
are being hit by leaf miner and bleeding canker," said Simon.
More recent studies indicate that escin (extracted from horse chestnut
seeds) may also possess anti-inflammatory properties useful in reducing edema, swelling, and hemorrhoids.
We believe that by preparing for these threats through use of novel, environmentallybenign solutions, we will be able to anticipate and manage pests such as the horse chestnut
leaf miner and prevent them from becoming a real threat in the future."
The spectacular horse chestnut
tree stands on the banks of Afon Merddwr, by the bridge, next to the A5 in the centre of Pentrefoelas.
In late spring I was wandering down a road in Dublin looking at two of my favourite trees - relatively young horse chestnuts
- growing in a corporate garden.
The trust said Cameraria ohridella, commonly know as horse chestnut
leaf miner moth, has spread along the M40 corridor to Cardiff.
Jephson House, Manor Court Avenue, Nuenaton, works (feather/sucker and canopy lift) to seven limes, four horse chestnuts
and one acer, estates department, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust.
The horse chestnut
leaf miner has generated most calls to the RHS members' advisory service.
The buds of horse chestnut
, elder, ash, and sycamore sit opposite each other.
Britain's horse chestnut
trees are under attack from a "triple whammy" of pests, drought and disease, the organisers of the World Conker Championships warned yesterday.
trees across the district are being struck by a parasitic fungus.