Asked by: Satenik Conrath
asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th March, 2020

How big do Dunstan chestnut trees grow?

100' tall

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Furthermore, how fast do Dunstan chestnut trees grow?

They produce heavy annual crops (never skipping a year like oaks) of very large, sweet tasting (no tannin) nuts that average 20-35/lb in size, and can produce 20 lbs/tree after only 10 years, and as much as 50-100 lbs/tree at maturity. They are easy to grow and thrive in a variety of locations.

Also Know, are Dunstan Chestnuts good to eat? Dunstan Chestnuts also have wide soil adaptability, bear nuts every year unlike most oak species which produce every other year, and they provide excellent production of up to 2,000 pounds or more per acre. The sweet taste of chestnuts even sweetens the meat of the animals that eat it.

Then, what is a Dunstan chestnut tree?

The blight was from China, so the Chinese trees were naturally resistant. He then crossed the seedlings from the first cross, back to both parent trees. These second generation trees are known as Dunstan Chestnuts. Now, 50 years later, it is reported that not a single Dunstan Chestnut has died of the blight.

What is the best chestnut tree for deer?

Chestnut Hills Outdoors is one of the top producers of the Dunstan Chestnut, and deer absolutely love the large chestnuts these trees produce. Once they reach a nut-bearing age, they'll produce a heavy crop each fall.

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