Colossal Chestnut

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Description

Sweet flavor and smooth texture. This hearty variety produces large nuts — 14-18 per pound! Originates from Nevada City, CA. Introduced in 1925. Hybrid chestnut. Cold-hardy. Ripens in mid to late September. Pollen sterile. For proper pollination, plant two or more Chestnut Seedling Pollinators or other chestnut varieties.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color Cream, White
Fruit Color Brown
Fruit Size Large
Ripens/Harvest Mid-late September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 6.5
Taste Sweet And Mellow
Texture Smooth
Years to Bear 3 - 5
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 50' for best pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow chestnut trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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