Height: 51cm |
☘ Origin: Asia Minor. It’s believed that the ancient Greeks were the first to introduce and cultivate Chestnuts in the Mediterranean region about 3.000 years ago.
☘ Family: Fagaceae
☘ Botanical Name: Castanea
☘ Common Name(s): Castana · Chestnut
The Chestnut, Castenea, was nicknamed "acorn of Zeus" among the Greeks. Among the Celts, the Chestnut was considered the guardian of men and animals until the new year. Surprise your dad with a original and ecological gift : give him a chestnut as strong and reassuring as him!
This tree has had a lot of symbolic meaning to those that find it in their environment and some of the symbolism of the Chestnut tree include fertility, abundance, provision, longevity, invigoration, and lots more.
Chestnut signals a time of taking on the responsibility of being a provider for ourselves, our family and our community. Chestnuts belong to the Fagaceae family of trees, which include Beech and Oak. All three genera are generous providers of life-sustaining gifts.
The botanical name Castanea comes from Castanis, an ancient city located in Turkey.
Having a food-producing plant should increase your feeling of abundance.