Chestnut (Castanea mollissima) – Chinese seedling
Location: Creek Meadow Hugelkultur solo bed
Purchased from Raintree Nursery
Planted: Spring 2011
USDA Zones: 5-9
Description from nursery: We have selected seedlings from highly productive trees. They are resistant to Chestnut blight and can be planted in the east in areas with blight. Spreading trees grow to 35’ tall and produce sweet nuts.
Received plant in April from Raintree Nursery and planted directly in the arboretum.