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Chestnut 20818

Castanea mollissima 'Bond Orchard Selection™ 20818'

'Qing' Chestnut was developed by the Bond Chestnut Farm to produce prolific, quality nuts on disease-resistant trees.

Superior selection of Chinese Chestnut
Outstanding vigor, uniformity and disease-resistance
Selection developed on farm of Missouri Senator Christopher 'Kit' Bond

More About Castanea mollissima 'Bond Orchard Selection™ 20818':

Superior F1 seedling selections of Dunstan and Qing parents from Senator 'Kit' Bond's Chinese Chestnut Orchard. Within his orchard, he has the following grafted varieties serving as pollinators: 'Peach', 'Sleeping Giant', 'Lindstrom 67', 'Eaton', and 'Homestead'.

Gardening Suggestions for Chestnut 20818:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Also consider grafted varieties including 'Peach', 'Qing', 'Sleeping Giant', 'Lindstrom 67', 'Eaton', and 'Homestead'.

Key Characteristics:

Average
Humming- birds
Moist, Well-Drained
Height:
30-60 Feet
Spread:
20-40 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
4 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Humming- birds
Upland Birds and Game
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Specimen
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage