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 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 pollinator producers Marival, Basalta #3, Marigoule, Marsol).
(Availability Dec 2019 - March 2020)
Pedigree: sativa * crenata
Chestnut blight susceptible: unknown
Bloom time: Early-mid season
Median female flowers per blooming branch: 4
Maximum female flowers per blooming branch: 7
Tree growth habit: fast growing upright
Harvest: early season
Nut per lb: 24
Nuts per burr: Usually 3
Production: Good producer of very good tasting large nuts even in cold growing season.
Pellicle: Easy with occasional intrusion into the kernel
Split kernels: Few
Pollen: Excellent pollinator
Cold Hardy: -20F
Prococe Migoule Chestnut Grafted Tree
- Product Code: T112
- Availability: In Stock