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2282Q Sweet chestnut 'Marigoule' - Large and succulent Nuts
3 years old Plant grown in 12 liters pot
Height of plant: 175/200 cm.
Delivered by specialised carrier.
74.50 Available
2282L Sweet chestnut - Castanea sativa
Pot Size: 7 litres pot – Height of plant: 175/200 cm.
Delivery by specialised carrier.
49.50 Available
2282T Sweet chestnut - Castanea sativa
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/40 cm.
6.00 Available
2282U Sweet chestnut - Castanea sativa
Young plug plant – Height of plant: 20/40 cm Unit price available starting from 10 units purchased.
4.50 Available
2282A FERTILISER – Fertiliser tablet to place at the bottom of the hole before planting. Slow release over 7 to 8 months. Only 1 tablet in each hole. 0.40 Available
2282S You intend to plant more than 100 plants, we'll make you our best offer. 0.00 Request for quotation

 

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Sweet Chestnut, European Chestnut - Castanea sativa, Castanea vulgaris (latin)

Areas of origin: Asia Minor where fossilised leaves dating from approximately 5000 years ago have been found. It has become indigenous in the Mediterranean Basin and within the boreal hemisphere between 30° and 50° .
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 30 m (98.4'), width up to 20 m (65.6').
Foliage : Deciduous.
Soil Type: Well drained. Dislikes soil that is too wet.
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.


Properties and uses:
The magnificent foliage and the production of chestnuts in autumn make this a very interesting tree for parks and gardens. It can be planted alone or within a windbreak hedge. This tree is also important within forests, the wood is very hard and is therefore very good for making fence posts. It is also much used in carpentry. For the intensive production of sweet chestnuts, the varieties favoured are 'Marigoule', 'Maraval' and 'Comballe'.

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