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Do Dunstan Chestnuts need a pollinator?
Last Updated: 28th June, 2021
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People also ask, are chestnuts self pollinating?
Chestnut trees by themselves are not self pollinating. In other words, a chestnut tree all by itself usually will not produce any chestnuts with the kernel filled in. This chapter attempts to explain the somewhat complex subject of getting chestnut trees to successfully fruit with mature, good tasting nuts.
Secondly, how do chestnut trees reproduce? Chestnut Tree Propagation In the wild, these trees reproduce readily from the abundant crop of nuts they produce. Each shiny nut grows in a spiky casing. The casing falls to the ground and splits as the nut matures, releasing the nut. Direct seeding is the easiest way to do chestnut tree propagation.
In this way, are Dunstan Chestnuts good to eat?
Dunstan Chestnuts are sweet-tasting nuts that are very high in protein (10 percent) and carbohydrates (40 percent), and they are favored by all wildlife because they have no bitter-tasting tannins like acorns.
How fast do Dunstan chestnut trees grow?
Mature trees produce from 50-100 pounds per season. Will grow and produce in zones 5-9. Tree spreads 30' - 40' and grows to heights of 40' - 60' tall. Chestnuts attract deer and other wildlife.