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  • For better results, orders placed during the summer will be delivered in the fall
  • For better results, orders placed during the summer will be delivered in the fall

Hybrid chestnut 'Vermont'

Regular price $13.95

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This tree needs pollination
Compatible trees:

Pure Chinese chestnut (Castanea mollissima)

Pure Chinese chestnut (Castanea mollissima)


Hybrid chestnut Bottom Pair zone 4b

Hybrid chestnut Bottom Pair zone 4b


Hybrid chestnut 'Timber'

Hybrid chestnut 'Timber'


Hybrid chestnut Quebec seed source, Castanea dentata X Castanea Mollissima

Hybrid chestnut Quebec seed source, Castanea dentata X Castanea Mollissima


The hybrid American chestnut 'Vermont' is a cross of (Mollissima x Dentata) which is a mixture of the American chestnut and Chinese chestnut varieties, making it resistant to blight. This hybrid tree is ideal for orchard plots and land use planning for hunting thanks to its sweet, protein-rich nuts which provide a rich source of nutrition for wildlife and humans. Its hardiness and drought tolerance characteristics make it an excellent choice for many climates. Nut fall is expected between the end of September or beginning of October in abundance.

Hardiness Zones

  • 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a

Specific port

  • Globular

Growth speed

  • Fast

Flowering period

  • Mid-June

Number of years for production

8 years

Harvest month

  • Mid-September

Light

  • Half-shade

IMPORTANT: We do not deliver trees 7' and over! (Nursery pickup only)

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