Along the long gravel path on the south side of the Rock
This is a type of Horse Chestnut which is native to China
This tree is on the International Red List of Threatened Species
and is considered extremely vulnerable in the wild as it's natural
habitat declines due to encroaching agriculture and logging for
It bears enormous clusters (to 45cm) of scented yellow
purple-brown spotted flowers in spring, followed by large conkers
up to 10cm across.
Although the Ness specimen is the British Champion (largest one
in the country) it has not flowered yet.
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