Chinese Chestnut - Castanea mollissima - A fast growing tree producing
delicious nuts that are a favorite for roasting or boiling. For best
pollination, plant 2 or more. Hardy to -30F (-34.4C); height:
|#924 Packet $6.50 Approximately
|#P924H 2 - 3 ft. tree $ 25.95
|#P3-924H (2 - 3 ft. trees) Three trees for $ 33.95
American Chestnut - Castanea dentata - At one time, millions of
these great 'Kings of the Forest' grew in the Appalachian Mountains,
some nearly as large as Sequoias. Most were destroyed by a blight
introduced in the 1920's, and now only a handful remain. Extensive
efforts are being made to save and revitalize the American Chestnut.
Most trees planted only reach about 35-40ft. in height before dying.
The largest known tree is in Jackson county Tennessee. Hardy to -30F
(-34.4C); height: 40 ft.
|#3285 Packet $19.50 Approximately
|#B1-3285 Bulk seeds 1 lb. $ 50.95
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