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American Chestnut Seedling

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It’s no wonder this magnificent tree was called grandfather of the woods. Living up to 800 years with a maximum 10ft diameter and 100ft height it was truly overwhelming. 


Add on sweet abundant crops of nuts and you have a real winner. Chestnuts grow quickly and can produce 10-20 lbs of nuts after just 10 years, and between 50-100 lbs after 15-20 years. Their lumber is also sought after for its strength and lightweight. 

Hardiness Zone: 4-7

Pollinator: Need at least two for pollination

Mature Size: 50 ft

Spacing: 30 ft

Soil: 5.5 - 6.5

Sun: Full sun

Flowering: Late June

Harvest: Late September - Early October

Latin: Castanea dentata