Description

Sleeping Giant Chestnut

General Information

‘Sleeping Giant Chestnut produces large nuts with soft spiny shells.  They produce about 40 per pound.  The leaves of the Sleeping Giant are large, glossy and serrated. Good vigor and uniformity.  Consistant producer of sweet edible nuts.  This grafted Chinese Chestnut makes an attractive street tree or shade tree.  This tree is approximately 2 feet tall when shipped. 

Additional Information

Castanea mollissima ‘Sleeping Giant Grafted’ should be grown in Full Sun.  It will grow 30-60′ tall with a spread of 20-40′.  Plant in zones 4 to 8. Attracts game birds and hummingbirds.

Care & Shipping Notes

Grow in average, well drained soil.  Will tolerate some drought.  No serious insect or disease problems. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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