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American Chestnut (Hybrid) | Shade Tree

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Original price $34.95 - Original price $49.95
Original price
$34.95 - $49.95
Current price $34.95

This hybrid American Chestnut is virtually disease resistant and a 'must have' for nature lovers.


The American Chestnut is a legend - before the late 1800s nearly 4 billion of these trees stood in the Eastern U.S. The wood was rot resistant and ideal for construction, and it also fed millions of wild life and people for centuries. This was before a blight eradicated nearly every American Chestnut tree within 40 years. The new American hybrid is virtually disease resistant and still brings the majestic feel of an old American Chestnut. This tree will begin producing nuts within 8 years and is perfect for drawing in wildlife. Because it’s a fast grower it works great as a shade tree and it’s natural beauty make it a wonderful specimen planting as well.

  • An Absolute Favorite of Wildlife
  • Fast Growing
  • Great Long-Term Investment

Growing Zones: 5,6,7,8,9

Plant Care

View Full Planting and Care Instructions
Full Sun
Well Drained
Moderate Watering
Mature Height:
80 - 100'
Mature Width:
40 - 50'
Growth Rate:
Up to 2 ft./year
Botanical Name:
Castanea Dentata 'Hybrid'
Full Sun