The Bouche de Betizac is a consistent producer of large chestnuts.
Even when a cold growing season comes along this chestnut tree still
produces nuts. Nuts fall free of the burr and fall mid season. The nuts
are easy to peel. The tree has a upright growth form, spread out after 7
years. Excellent production level. Originally from France.
Stores very well usually for a few weeks without special care. (Availability - Jan to April 2017)
Pedigree: sativa * crenata
Chestnut blight susceptible: Resistant
Bloom time: Mid season
Median female flowers per blooming branch: 3
Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 9
Tree growth habit: very fast growing, rising straight up
Harvest: Mid season
Nut per lb: 16 - 24
Nuts per burr: Usually 3 with middle nut flat on both sides
Production: Not widely grown - cooler climates it produces consistently. In the California central valley the nuts become very large 12-16 nuts per pound.
Pellicle: Easy with rare intrusion into the kernel
Split kernels: Rare
Pollen: Pollen sterile
Cold Hardy: -30F
Bouche de Betizac Grafted Chestnut Tree
- Product Code: T121
- Availability: In Stock