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Best Price Plants offers three types of chestnut trees for sale: the American Chestnut, the Colossal Chestnut tree and the Chinese Chestnut trees.  Two different chestnut trees should be planted within 100 feet apart to get the best cross pollination.  Scientists at Michigan State University recommend that they no longer plant the 'Nevada' chestnut tree hybrid trees, since the “Nevada” chestnut trees have become more susceptible to blight which infects this particular hybrid chestnut, and the tree is not cold hardy enough some seasons.

American chestnut tree American Chestnut Tree

USDA Zones 3-9

Chinese chestnut tree Chinese Chestnut Tree

USDA Zones 6-10

  • Plant an American Chestnut Tree
    The American Chestnut tree is a native nut tree that grows in almost every State, and this blight resistant chestnut trees bear richly flavored chestnuts at an early age with an agreeable flavor and fragrance when toasted.
  • Chinese Chestnut Tree
    The very cold hardy Chinese Chestnut trees grow fast in almost every all soil profiles and climate zones of the USA. Chinese chestnuts are richly flavored as they fall from the tree in October, ripe, tasteful and delicious to eat. Chinese chestnut trees are self pollinated and begin bearing appetizing nuts in the fall that are good-tasting and pleasurably fragrant when toasted.

The Colossal chestnut tree, (Japanese x European), is a hybrid chestnut tree of the European Chestnut and the Japanese Chestnut tree that produces large trees when mature and large nuts, but two of these trees should be planted together for the best cross pollination, not by using the 'Nevada Chestnut Tree' as a pollinator, because it can infect the tree with blight, since the ΓÇ£NevadaΓÇ¥ tree can be a transmitter of the blight infection, says MI State researchers.

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