Chinese Chestnut

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Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8
Average shipping height: 2' - 3'
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    The sweet-tasting nuts of the Chinese chestnut are often roasted for holiday eating and have been made famous in turkey stuffing recipes across the country. But this is more than a nut tree. The shade of its spreading canopy is dense, providing relief in the hot, dry climates the Chinese chestnut does well in.

    • Produces a sweet-flavored nut
    • Provides excellent spreading canopy
    • Plant two trees to ensure pollination
    • Will be delivered at height of 2'–3'
    The Chinese Chestnut Grows in zones 4 - 8

    Your Tree’s Personality



    Scientific Name

    Castanea mollissima

    Shipping Height

    2' - 3'

    Growth Speed

    Slow to Medium

    Mature Height

    40' - 60'

    Mature Spread

    40' - 60'

    Sun Preference

    Full Sun

    Soil Preference

    Acidic, Clay, Drought, Loamy, Moist, Sandy, Well Drained

    Wildlife Value

    While the chestnuts are valuable for human consumption, they are also valuable as food for wildlife.


    This tree is native to northern China and Korea. It was introduced in 1853 and 1903.

    Planting Instructions

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