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Castanea mollissima 'Manchurian'

Manchurian Chinese Chestnut

Chinese Chestnut
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Plant Facts

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.
General Comments
Nativity China and Korea
Height Range 35 - 40 FT
Spread Range 20 - 25 FT
Flower Showy N
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Leathery : Prominent veined : Tomentose beneath : Toothed
Form Edible : Tree
Flower Color
Flower Time Spring
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Acid : Non-alkaline/Lime free : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Cold Tolerant : Edible

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