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Due to Brexit, we are not able to deliver to the UK. We are working on a solution on how we can continue to bring a wide range of Lubera plants to the UK and directly to our customers' homes in the future. However, such a solution will not be available before 2022 or 2023.

Chinese Chestnut

Castanea mollissima, the sweetest of all chestnuts

Chinese Chestnut


Article number: 2208496


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Product information "Chinese Chestnut"

Advantages of the Chinese chestnut:
  •     The chestnut are slightly smaller, but sweeter and richer in protein than Castanea sativa
  •     Very early fruiting with large yields, correspondingly compact growth, slightly more compact than sativa
  •     Robustness and partial resistance to chestnut bark blight (Nectria)
  •     Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering Period June, July
  • Ripeness/Harvest Period October
  • Final height 3m to 4m
  • Final width 2m to 5m
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Sweetness moderately sweet
  • Use for wild gardens, as a specimen plant
  • Hardiness hardy
  • Soil dry, heavy, moderately heavy, light, neutral, slightly acidic
  • Location partial shade
  • Flower Colour yellow
  • Leaf Colour green

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Oct 10, 2020

Chinese chestnut height (Kee Leung)

Hi, The final height stated looks fairly short. Is this a dwarf variety? I've read that Chinese Chestnut trees grow up to 20m tall. Thanks Kee

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