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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:

Humming- birds
Moist, Well-Drained
30-60 Feet
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.


Characteristics & Attributes for Castanea mollissima 'Bond Orchard Selection™ 20818'

Attracts Wildlife

Humming- birds
Upland Birds and Game

Soil Moisture Preference

Moist, Well-Drained


Full Sun

Season of Interest (Flowering)