Information About Chestnut Trees

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.

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Chestnuts On An Open Fire – And Other Ways To Cook The Holiday Favorite

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Roasted chestnuts are not the popular treat they once were, but it’s a worthy endeavor to bring back an old time feel in the home.

European Chestnut Care: Tips For Growing Sweet Chestnut Trees

By Teo Spengler

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.

Chestnut Tree Problems: Learn About Common Chestnut Diseases

By Teo Spengler

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.

Chestnut Blight Life Cycle – Tips On Treating Chestnut Blight

By Jackie Carroll

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.

Pruning Chestnut Trees: How To Prune A Chestnut Tree

By Teo Spengler

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.

American Chestnut Tree Information – How To Grow American Chestnut Trees

By Liz Baessler

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: Growing Chestnut Trees From Cuttings

By Teo Spengler

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.

Harvesting Chestnut Trees: When And How To Harvest Chestnuts

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

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 Tree Care: Guide To Growing Chestnut Trees

By Teo Spengler

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.

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