Chestnut Trees

Chestnut Trees

We offer both seedling and grafted chestnut trees for sale. All of these chestnut trees have been tested for good to excellent nut production in most of the USA (lower 48 states). We have over 30 different cultivars in our nursery to fit most any growing conditions, growth characteristics, and nut quality.

For information on how to grow chestnut trees go to:
http://www.washingtonchestnut.com/chestnutguide.html

We are in full compliance to the Department of Ag and can ship to any state in the USA except Flordia.

Chestnut trees are not recommended for these states: AK, HI, MT, MN, ND, SD, WI

 

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Marrone di Comballe Chestnut Tree Grafted
Marrone di Comballe Chestnut Tree (Castanea sativa), an Italian cultivar that drops its medium to large nuts free of the burr. It is the earliest chestnut cultivar, the first of our harvest season.  In Italy the marrone chestnuts are considered to have some of the best qualities for chestnuts such as easy to peal, large size, and a nice texture. This chestnut tree is pollen sterile. (Availability - Dec 2017) Pedigree: sativa Origin: Italy Chestnut blight susceptible: Yes Bloom time: Mid season Median female flowers per blooming branch: 3 Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 9 Tree growth habit: fast growing with medium height Harvest: Mid season Nut per lb: 16 - 24 Nuts per burr: Usually 3 Production: Not widely grown - in cooler climates it produces well Pellicle: Easy Split kernels: None Pollen: Not a pollinator Cold Hardy: -15F ..
$29.00
Marrone di Marradi Chestnut Tree Grafted
Marrone di Marradi Chestnut Pollen producer - large chestnut (1 1/2' - 1 3/4' about 22 - 26 nuts to the pound)  from Italy with the nuts falling in mid to late October. Many sources discussing various chestnut cultivars mention Marrone di Marradi as one of the highest quality chestnuts. Its superior flavor, sweetness, and easy pealing are its best attributes. The yield per tree is less than the ExJ hybrids but the nut quality is second to none. (Delivery - Dec 2017) Pedigree: sativa Origin: Italy Chestnut blight susceptible: Yes Bloom time: Mid season Median female flowers per blooming branch: 3 Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 6 Tree growth habit: fast growing with medium height Harvest: Mid - late season Nut per lb: 22 -26 Nuts per burr: Usually 3 Production: Not widely grown Pellicle: Easy Split kernels: None Pollen: Very good pollinator Cold Hardy: -15F ..
$29.00
Marrone di Susa Chestnut Tree Grafted
The Marrone di Susa is a consistant producer of excellent chestnuts. Nut size is medium to large. Nuts fall in the burr late season. The nuts are very easy to peel. Some locals say this is our best tasting chestnut. The tree has a spreading growth form. Medium production level. Originally from Italy. One of the best storing chestnuts. (Special Order Only) Pedigree: sativai Origin: Italy Chestnut blight susceptible: Yes Bloom time: Late season Median female flowers per blooming branch: 3 Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 6 Tree growth habit: fast growing with medium height Harvest: Late season Nut per lb: 22 - 26 Nuts per burr: Usually 3 Production: Not widely grown in North America Pellicle: Easy to peal with rare intrusion into the kernel Split kernels: Almost none Pollen: Pollen sterile Cold Hardy: -15F   ..
$54.00
Marsol Chestnut Grafted Tree
Marsol chestnut trees are resistant to root rot (inking) so it makes a good root stock for some other cultivars. Nuts are large to very large but in cooler areas the nuts are not as big as they would be if grown in the central valley of California. It is a pollen producer. Tree grows very upright. This tree buds early, so spring frosts might be an issue if your trees are in a cold pocket. Nuts fall free of the burr mid season. This is cultivar is said to be of very good flavor. The cultivar originated from France. Cold hardy to -30F. Chestnut blight resistant. Root rot resistance is excelent. (Delivery - Dec 2017) Pedigree: sativa * crenata Origin: France Chestnut blight susceptible: Resistant Bloom time: Mid season Median female flowers per blooming branch: 3 Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 6 Tree growth habit: fast growing with medium height Harvest: Mid season Nut per lb: 22 - 28 Nuts per burr: Usually 3 Production: Not widely grown Pellicle..
$23.00
Okie Chestnut Grafted Tree
Okie chestnut tree (Grafted) - This European chestnut tree produces a very large nut, one of the biggest any chestnut tree produces. It is also one of the best pollinators for the Colossal chestnut trees, as well as any other chestnut tree with a early to mid season bloom. The tree is a little more spreading than the Colossal chestnut tree but left to grow it can reach heights of over 50 feet. Nuts have more splits than other pollinators such as Marival and Prococe Migoule. Okie is not as cold hardy as Colossal and may experience winter kill in some of the colder parts of the USA. In Northwest Washington state, Okie has never had any cold damage. (Availability - Dec 2017) Pedigree: crenata * pumila (Allegheny Chinquapin) Origin: North America - UC Davis Chestnut blight susceptible: Unknown Bloom time: Mid season - matching Colossal Median female flowers per blooming branch: 2 Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 4 Tree growth habit: fast growing with..
$29.00
Precoce Migoule Chestnut Grafted Tree
Precoce Migoule grafted chestnut tree is a tree produced from a chestnut harvested from a Precoce Migoule chestnut tree, sprouted, and then when the seedling is of proper size is grafted with wood from the mother tree. This is one of the best pollen producing chestnut trees. Nut production is good to excellent of large chestnuts that fall free of the burr starting at the age of 3-5 years. Full production in 12 - 20 years depending on the location. Nut fall is usually mid to late September and continuing until the first week into October. Nut quality is very good with this chestnut being consistently selected as the best tasting chestnuts in taste tests. The Precoce Migoule chestnut tree of European x Japanese hybrid cultivar producing large sized chestnut trees with heights reaching 60 feet or more and 25-35 feet wide. The tree can be kept pruned to the size that fits your location. Winter cold/freeze damage can occur when winter temps drop below -20 F. Root rot resistance is ..
$23.00
Qing Chestnut Grafted Tree
Qing grafted chestnut tree (Chinese) is chestnut blight resistant and will grow to over 40 feet. Like most Chinese chestnut trees it has a spreading form. The nut quality is very good and is easy to peal. The production per mature tree can be in excess of 50 lbs. Qing is a good pollinator for any other chestnut trees blooming mid season. Cold tolerant to -20F. (Special Order Only) Note - Picture is of a seedling chestnut tree, not a Qing grafted chestnut tree ..
$54.00
Regina Montis Chestnut Grafted Tree
Regina Montis chestnut trees are a new chestnut cultivar from our own propagation program. The Latin name translates to Queen of the Mountains. It surely is a queen when it comes to the quality of chestnuts it produces and its growth vigor. Regina is one of the best pollenators because it produces a lot of pollen over an extended period from mid to late bloom period. We started this tree as a seedling in 2006 and by the fall of 2008 it produced its first chestnuts. By 2009 it was producing a lot of medium sized (between 1.125 and 1.5 inches across) that were the best tasting in the entire orchard of several hundred trees. By 2010 it had reached a height of 18 feet and it is well balanced between height and width. Aside from just being such a great tasting chestnut it also peals easily and will get almost as sweet as candy. All of these great traits is what gives this chestnut tree its name. (Availability - Dec 2017) Pedigree: sativa * crenata Origin: North America - Wash..
$29.00
Regis Montis Chestnut Grafted Tree
Regis Montis chestnut trees are a new chestnut cultivar from our own propagation program. The Latin name translates to King of the Mountains. It is the king because of how fast it grows and how upright the tree is. Like Regina Montis the quality of chestnuts it produces is just about as good as it gets in hybrid trees. The original seedling was planted in 2006 in our orchard of several hundred trees. By the fall of 2008 it produced its first chestnuts and they were so good we never sold any of these nuts, we only shared them with close friends and family. The following year it produced so many nuts that our friends thought we were being to generous with the gifts of fresh chestnuts. The nut is medium sized (between 1.125 and 1.5 inches across) and falls free of the burr. In the year of 2010 at the age of 5 years old it had reached a height of 21 feet with height being favored over width. The King of the Mountains chestnut is our easiest to peal and the nuts develop a wonderful..
$29.00
Szego Chestnut Grafted Tree
Szego chestnut tree is a cross of Chinese and European hybrid chestnut trees. The nuts from the Szego tree are on the large to very large size and fall free of the burr. Harvest is mid season (mid to late October in the Pacific Northwest). The nut quality is very good and the texture makes it a fine eating chestnut. This is one of our favorite chestnuts from our orchard. The production for the Szego appears to be on the lower end when compared to some of the highter nut producing cultivars. The tree should be blight resistant but it has not been tested. Szego is a good pollinator for any other chestnut trees blooming mid season. Cold tolerant to -25F. (Availability - Dec 2017) Pedigree: sativa * mollissima Origin: North America - California Chestnut blight susceptible: Unknown Bloom time: Mid season Median female flowers per blooming branch: 3 Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 5 Tree growth habit: Very fast growing with medium height Harvest: Mid-Late se..
$23.00
Yooma Chestnut Grafted Tree
The Yooma Chestnut Tree is from Korea, where is was breed to resist chestnut blight as well as produce very large nuts. The tree is slower growing than the European hybrids, so slow that this tree can fit into a small yard and not overtake the yard for many years. It will product a small amount of nuts in the second or third year after planting. The Yooma has produced nuts every year, even in years of cool summers where other chestnut trees fail to produce good nuts. It is a very good pollinator, and like most chestnut trees from the Asia region, this tree has a spreading structure. (Availability - Dec 2017) ..
$29.00
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