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Chinese Chestnut
Chinese Chestnut
Chinese Chestnut

Chinese Chestnut

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  • This Chinese Chestnut ships in a 1 Gallon
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Chinese chestnut trees (Castanea mollissima) are medium height trees with spreading branches. The leaves are glossy and dark green. The tree produces delicious and edible nuts called chestnuts or Chinese chestnuts

The blight-resistant Chinese chestnut is quick gaining popularity. The sweet-tasting nuts are often roasted for holiday eating and have been made famous in turkey stuffing recipes across the country. But this is more than a nut tree. The shade of its spreading canopy is dense, providing relief in the hot, dry climates the Chinese chestnut does well in.
Additional features: Attracts Wildlife, Drought Tolerant, and Fall Color

This Chinese Chestnut Tree ships established in a 1 Gallon Pot

Size: Mature size can reach up to 50' feet tall and wide

Light: Prefers Full Sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)

Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8

Characteristics: Does well in hot, dry climates. Provides dense shade with a handsome, spreading canopy. Yields a ripened nut crop mid/late September through October. A prickly 2–3½" seed husk encloses 1-4 nuts. The nuts are large, meaty, crisp, and sweet, although less sweet than American chestnuts.

Soil, Water & Fertilize: The Chinese chestnut grows in acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, and clay soils. It is drought-tolerant.

*Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.


*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

Chinese chestnuts need other trees in order to produce fruit. Consequently be sure to plant in pairs or groups so they can cross pollinate.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 4 - 8

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These nuts are not only high in nutrients but they also contain antioxidants, help with heart health, have a lot of fiber, may aid weight loss, and may lower inflammation.


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