Definition of Japanese chestnut
1. Noun. A spreading tree of Japan that has a short trunk.
Group relationships: Castanea, Genus Castanea
Generic synonyms: Chestnut, Chestnut Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Chestnut
Literary usage of Japanese chestnut
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1921)
"Dr. Van Fleet of the government Department of Agriculture has developed a number of hybrids between the japanese chestnut and our native Chinquapin which ..."
2. Fungous Diseases of Plants, with Chapters on Physiology, Culture Methods and by Benjamin Minge Duggar (1909)
"The Immunity of the japanese chestnut to the Bark Disease. ... It is not believed, however, that the japanese chestnut can to any extent replace the native ..."
3. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"Alpha Japanese. Chestnut Grown In Clarke county, Washington. ... Japanese Group The japanese chestnut is a semi-dwarf, close-headed tree, with very slender, ..."
4. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"The japanese chestnut is highly resistant, and certain strains apparently immune; ... At present we do not know exactly what the japanese chestnut is; ..."
5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Gradually receding from its southern areas from causes not yet understood. A few selected forms have been propagated by grafting. japanese chestnut (C. ..."
6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... slopes comparatively free from limestone. Twenty or more improved varieties are in cultivation. The japanese chestnut is a smaller tree than either the ..."