the conker nut tree

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do you know why conker trees are called horse chestnuts ?


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wel, it’s apparently to do with the little horse shoe patterns that appear on the branches

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i never knew that.  click on the pictures above for a closer look

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and did you also know that loads of british conker trees are croaking it due to some miserable moths ?  that’s not a myth.

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that’s all very learny isn’t it ? 

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