Bisalta #2 seedling chestnut tree, 1 year old, is a tree produced from a chestnut harvested from a Bisalta #2 chestnut tree. The height to width of the mother tree is 1' up for 1' out. Nut fall of the mother tree is usually early to mid October.

The Bisalta #2 chestnut tree of European x Japanese hybrid cultivar producing large sized chestnut trees with heights reaching 60 feet or more and spread 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 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, Bisalta #3, Marigoule, Marsol, Szego, Okie, Regina Montis, Yooma).
(Delivery Dec 2020 - March 2021)

Pedigree of the mother tree: sativa * crenata
Origin: Italy
Chestnut blight susceptible: Yes
Bloom time: Mid season
Median female flowers per blooming branch: 2
Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 5
Tree growth habit: fast growing upright
Harvest: Mid season
Nut per lb: Seedlings are highly variable
Nuts per burr: Usually 3
Production: Not widely grown - large consistent producer 
Pellicle: Seedlings are highly variable
Split kernels: Seedlings are highly variable
Pollen: Seedlings are highly variable
Cold Hardy: -15F

Chestnut Seedling Trees from Basalta #2 seeds 1 Year Old - Bundle of 10 Trees

  • Product Code: TB20-1
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $35.00

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