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Amy Chestnut

Castanea mollissima 'Bond Orchard Selection™ Amy'

'Amy' Bond Orchard Chestnut offers excellent production and good-flavored nuts. Disease-resistant. Mother tree typically produces two nuts per bur.

Superior selection of Chinese Chestnut
Outstanding vigor, uniformity and disease-resistance
Selection developed on farm of Missouri Senator Christopher 'Kit' Bond
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
14535 12-18in 4x4 S2 $9.75

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

Amy was developed in Ohio by Greg Miller (Empire Chestnut Company) from a Michigan seed source. Amy has proven winter hardines.

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 Amy Chestnut:

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

Also consider grafted varieties including 'Peach', '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™ Amy'

Attracts Wildlife

Humming- birds
Upland Birds and Game

Soil Moisture Preference

Moist, Well-Drained


Full Sun

Season of Interest (Flowering)