Castanea mollissima 'Manchurian'
Manchurian Chinese ChestnutChinese Chestnut
|Scientific Name||Castanea mollissima 'Manchurian'|
|Principal Common Name||Manchurian Chinese Chestnut|
|Common Name(s)||Chinese Chestnut|
|Description||Chestnut grows to 40 feet with dense leaves to six inches long and coarsely toothed. Edible nuts are smaller (to about 1 inch) - generally good. Blight resistant.|
|Nativity||China and Korea|
|Height Range||35 - 40 FT|
|Spread Range||20 - 25 FT|
|Sunset Zones||2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17|
|Leaf Texture||Leathery : Prominent veined : Tomentose beneath : Toothed|
|Form||Edible : Tree|
|Ease of Growing|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Soil Preferences||Acid : Non-alkaline/Lime free : Well-drained|
|Outstanding Features||Cold Tolerant : Edible|
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