The Dunstan Chestnut tree has changed the lives of American chestnut growers for the better! With good quality nuts and high blight resistance, this is a top choice for nut growers all over the USA.
Bright green foliage lines the branches of this fast growing nut tree. It has an upright growing habit with a canopy that produces tons of shade. It is a deciduous tree so it will lose its leaves over winter.
In the spring, white flowers will form that eventually mature to large brown nuts. The tree can start blooming April through June and will drop nuts in the fall months of September and October.
Dunstan has a consistent yield every year of sweet nuts that are commonly used to feed wildlife such as deer, squirrels, turkey, and bears. It is the very best tree for attracting wildlife into your yard or landscape.
These nuts are perfect for fresh eating right off the tree, roasting, or for attracting animals. Plant these large trees in a grove or have a few specimen trees in your fruit and nut orchard. The trees will bear fruit in 1-3 years after planting. It is one of the most sought after and high demand nut trees in the US.
Growing Chestnut Trees
Plant the chestnut tree across the United States in USDA growing zones 5-9. It can thrive in a variety of areas and planting sites. The tree prefers moist, well draining soil and should be planted in full sun for best nut production. The Dunstan Chestnut tree cannot tolerate wet soil sites.
The Dunstan Chestnut requires another tree for cross-pollination to produce high quality nuts. This is a 2 pack bundle to fulfill to pollination requirement. Two Dunstan Chestnut trees = more nuts for you!
The tree grows with a central leader up to 40-60 feet tall and 30-40 feet wide at mature size. They are easy to grow and can produce 20 lbs of nuts per tree after only 10 years, and as much as 50-100 lbs per tree at maturity.
Shop the Dunstan Chestnut Tree for sale for a bountiful food source and beautiful shade tree.
Castanea dentata x mollissima 'Dunstan'
- Produces delicious nuts
- High blight resistance
- Attracts deer