Sweet chestnut grow and care – tree of the genus Castanea also known as Chestnut or Castanea sativa, Sweet chestnut perennial deciduous plant, edible plants also used as ornamental plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10a.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape grow in pinnate structure.
Flower color white-yellowish.
Sweet chestnut nuts
Nuts are brown, cover with nutshell color brown with soft spines, the nuts are edible and used after cook
Sweet chestnut for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Sweet chestnut growing and care:
Chilling hours, at least 2 trees for cross pollination
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed Is it necessary to graft? Yes Difficulties or problems when growing: Need more than one tree Winter to beginning spring Planting season: Worms Pests and diseases: Beginning of winter Pruning season: How to prune: No needs 10-25 m, 30-80 feet Size of the plant? Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: No Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower White-yellowish flower male and female separate Pollination is done by: Bees Edible nuts Nuts harvest season: Autumn Nuts pests or diseases: Worms, birds What can be done with big quantities of Sweet chestnut nuts? Cooked, baked, cake, soup, ice-cream Work requirements on the nuts: Collect from the ground How long does it take to bear nuts 5-7 years ? Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Spring Planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Deciduous, Perennial plant, Tree
Edible plants, Ornamental plants, Shade tree
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
White flower, Yellow flower
Cooked, Ice pop & Ice cream plants, Spreads & Sauces