While nearly wiped out of existence by 1940, our seedlings come from an old stand that has not been affected by blight. While we cant guarantee the blight resistance of these seedlings, We are excited about the possibility of restoring the legacy of these beautiful, nut producing trees. Chestnuts are highly prized for culinary use as well as forage for livestock including pigs.
|Soil Type||Clay, Loamy & Sandy soils|
|Mature Height & Width||40′-60’ Height and 35′-45’ Spread|
|Growth Rate||Med-Fast 18-24″ per year on average|
|Site Selection||Full Sun-Part Shade- Plant 2 or more for pollination|
|Moisture Requirements||Moist but well drained soils|