Millennial woody plant that belongs to the Fageceae family, the chestnut tree grows in mountainous areas up to 1200m above sea level, the height of this plant reaches about 35-40m.

The chestnut tree was used in ancient times as flour for making bread.

The Chestnut of Reç, in Malesi e Madhe, is the second biggest chestnut forest in Albania,  with trees as old as 300 years.

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