Marrissard grafted chestnut tree chestnut production is good to excellent of large to very large chestnuts starting at the age of 3-64 years. Nut fall is usually late October. One of the best European x Japanese hybrid chestnut trees for chestnut blight areas with warm to hot summers. Marrissard does not produce much pollen.

The Marrissard chestnut tree of European x Japanese hybrid cultivar producing a tall spreading sized chestnut tree 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 -15 F. Root rot resistance is good to excellent. (Availability Jan 2020 - May 2020)

Pedigree: sativa * crenata
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: 10 - 24 depending on growing conditions
Nuts per burr: Usually 3
Production: Produces some of the largest chestnuts of any of the cultivars we have. In the California central valley it produces very large 10 - 14 nuts per pound.
Pellicle: Easy to peal
Split kernels: None
Pollen: Poor pollen production
Cold Hardy: -15F

Marrisard Chestnut Grafted Tree

  • Product Code: T163
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $25.00

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