Marrone di Comballe Chestnut Tree (Castanea sativa), an Italian cultivar that drops its medium to large nuts free of the burr. It is the earliest chestnut cultivar, the first of our harvest season.  In Italy the marrone chestnuts are considered to have some of the best qualities for chestnuts such as easy to peal, large size, and a nice texture. This chestnut tree is pollen sterile. (Availability - Winter/December 2017)

Pedigree: sativa
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: Early season
Nut per lb: 24 - 32
Nuts per burr: Usually 3
Production: Not widely grown - in cooler climates it produces well
Pellicle: Easy
Split kernels: None
Pollen: Not a pollinator
Cold Hardy: -15F

Marrone di Comballe Chestnut Tree Grafted

  • Product Code: T161
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $29.00


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