Planting a chestnut tree in your garden requires a bit of time and effort when it comes to site selection and soil preparation, but once your growing chestnut tree is established, it will grow happily with very little assistance. The work involved in caring for chestnut trees pays off in a few short years, when your tree rewards you with baskets of delicious, nutrient-rich chestnuts. Read on for more detailed information.
Great forests of American chestnut trees died from chestnut blight, but their cousins across the seas, European chestnuts, continue to thrive. Beautiful shade trees in their own right, they produce most of the chestnuts Americans eat today. Learn more about them here.
One of the chestnut diseases is so serious that it has killed off a large percentage of the chestnut trees native to the United States. For more information on chestnut tree problems and tips on treating a sick chestnut, this article will help.
In the late nineteenth century, American chestnuts made up more than 50 percent of the trees in Eastern hardwood forests. Today, there are none. Click here to find out about the culprit?chestnut blight?and what?s being done to combat this devastating disease.
Chestnut trees grow just fine without pruning but that doesn?t mean that cutting back chestnut trees is a waste of time. Pruning chestnut trees is not difficult, and this article will help with why and how to prune a chestnut tree.
Chestnuts are rewarding trees to grow. With beautiful foliage, tall, strong structures, and often heavy and nutritious nut yields, they?re a great choice if you?re looking to grow trees. Learn how to grow them in this article.
Chestnut tree propagation is not difficult. In the wild, these trees reproduce readily from the abundant crop of nuts they produce. You can also start propagating chestnut cuttings. Learn about chestnut tree propagation, and how to grow chestnut tree cuttings here.
Chestnut trees are attractive trees that prefer chilly winters and warm summers. The trees produce generous quantities of flavorful, nutrition-rich nuts inside spiny hulls, commonly known as burs. Want to know how to harvest chestnuts? Click here.
Chestnut trees have been cultivated for their starchy nuts for thousands of years. If you are thinking of growing chestnut trees, click on the article that follows for tips and information about chestnut tree care.