4- Chinese Chestnut
4- English Walnut
You really need enough of each of these trees to ensure pollination so we’re packaging enough that if you lose one or two, there’s still a great chance the survivors will be able to pollinate your other trees. Price these out at your local nursery or big boxstore. These trees routinely sell for $30-$50 apiece. That puts this package value between $350-$450. This package is best grown in zones 5-8
Chinese Chestnut – Castanea mollissima
The Chinese chestnut, it produces a delicious large nut that makes for great snacking on a cold winter day. A large tree that can reach heights of 40′-60′ tall and wide. Normally it is much smaller at around a 20′-25′ height and width. Slow to medium growth like all nuts tend to be but produces for decades on end. This is a highly blight resistant tree that should be planted in pairs or groups to ensure pollination. Nuts usually begin dropping around 5-6 years. Again, if you are looking for a food source that will reliably produce calories on your land with little to no maintenance and effort, nut trees are where it’s at! You will have to contend with all kinds of wildlife for these tasty nuts because everyone wants them. Once your tree starts producing, plant the nuts to grow hundreds more trees! Bare root seedling 1′-2′ conservation grade.
English Walnut – Juglans regia
English walnut reaches towering heights of 70′-100′ tall! You don’t want to hang out underneath one of these trees in the fall unless you have head protection. Likewise, be careful about your planting location, you don’t want these falling 50′ down to land on top of a car or roof. This is the type Bare root seedling 1′-2′ conservation grade.