Bergantz grafted chestnut tree is a tree produced from a chestnut harvested from a Bergantz chestnut tree, sprouted, and then when the seedling is of proper size is grafted with wood from the mother tree. This is a pollen producing chestnut tree. Nut production is good to excellent of very large chestnuts that fall free from the burr starting at the age of 2-4 years. Full production in 12 - 15 years depending on the location. Nut fall is usually late October. Nut quality is very good and holds very well in storage.

The Bergantz  chestnut tree a cultivar from the Central valley of California producing tall vigorous chestnut trees. The tree can be kept pruned to the size that fits your location. Winter cold/freeze damage can occur when winter temps drop below -15 F. Root rot resistance is good. To produce nuts you will need at least 2 trees with one of them being a different cultivar producing pollen (For Pacific Northwest growers these cultivars can be used as pollinators Marival, Basalta #3, Marigoule, Marsol, and Prococe Migoule).

(Availability Dec 2020 - March 2021)

Pedigree: sativa * crenata
Origin: France
Chestnut blight susceptible: unknown
Bloom time: Mid to late season
Median female flowers: 2
Maximum female flowers: 3
Tree growth habit: fast growing with medium height
Harvest: mid to late season
Nut per lb: 20
Production: Medium Pellicle: Occasional intrusion into the kernel
Split kernels: very few
Pollen: Good pollinator
Cold Hardy: -15F

Bergantz Chestnut Grafted Tree

  • Product Code: T132
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $25.00

Tags: Bergantz, Chestnut tree