American Chestnut

Castanea dentata
  • Light Full Sun Partial Sun Shade
  • Growth Rate Growth Rate Moderate
  • Height Height 50 to 100
  • Width Height 50 to 75
  • Wildlife Attracts Bees and Other Pollinators Attracts Birds Attracts Butterflies / Moths

The former majestic giant of the eastern US, the Chestnut blight fungus as eliminated all but isolated populations. Resprouts never attain mature sizes. Chracteristics are simliar to our oaks. Nuts are highly edible and prefered by widlife and human alike. The nuts are encased in a spiny husk capable of piercing the thickest pair of gloves. Plant multiple trees in relatively close proximity to maximize nut production.

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The former majestic giant of the eastern US, the Chestnut blight fungus as eliminated all but isolated populations. Resprouts never attain mature sizes. Chracteristics are simliar to our oaks. Nuts are highly edible and prefered by widlife and human alike. The nuts are encased in a spiny husk capable of piercing the thickest pair of gloves. Plant multiple trees in relatively close proximity to maximize nut production.

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Dimensions 6047483221 × 60474843220 cm
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