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European Chestnut

European Chestnut
European Chestnut

European chestnut represents a wide diversity of nuts and tree types. This species more that any other was widely distributed throughout the world. As a result, its use today is on the rise especially its hybrid forms which show great resistance to blight and  large nuts.  

Marigoule: From France this early ripening chestnut is often called the tasty chestnut and has a beautiful appearance. It is resistant to phytophora and blight and does well in short cool seasons. It is precocious and is a good vigorous seedling tree for multiple uses including feeding wildlife. It is a natural hybrid with the Japanese chestnut. This is a seedling tree which was grown from seeds from the grafted tree Marigoule. 


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Plant Specs

Genus & Species:

Castanea sativa x crenata

Seed Source:

Bisalta and Marrisard


-15 to -20 F

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Width (ft):


Pollination Requirements:

Self infertile. Needs other chestnuts not with the same pedigree.


Sandy soil.


Zone 5-8. Does best in drier climates.

Product Sku# Price Quantity
Marigoule, 2-3 plug MACH_2-3 $14.75 Qty:

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